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Trellising & Tips for Healthy Tomatoes Workshop, June 5

Published by Megan Gregory / May 17, 2018

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension for a workshop on ‘Trellising & Tips for Healthy Tomatoes’ on June 5! Come practice trellising and pruning tomatoes to keep foliage and fruits clean and minimize disease. Spanish interpretation will be available.

For more information and to register, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/FCG-SGS or call 336-703-2850.

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How To Grow Healthy Tomatoes

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / May 17, 2018

The lovely summer tomato, what could be better sliced thickly and served up on a sandwich or as a side? You are wise to begin planning now for better tomatoes. There are good cultural practices you can use in your garden which will prolong the life of your tomatoes into the summer.

Successful outcomes from research conducted by North Carolina Extension Specialists can be applied in your home garden. Follow these steps to have a successful tomato season.


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Register for Forsyth 4-H Summer Adventures 2018!

Published by Monique Pearce-Brady / May 14, 2018

Registration is open for Forsyth County 4-H Summer Adventures! Join us as we cook with chefs, whip our finances into shape, discover 4-H projects, learn how to sew, and so much more!

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Apply Now to Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!

Published by Leslie Peck / May 11, 2018

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, is now accepting applications for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program. Applications are due on July 2.


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Visit the Forsyth County Demonstration Garden on Open Garden Day

Published by Leslie Peck / May 7, 2018

Join Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in the gardens at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, to learn about gardening. On Friday, June 1, we invite you to visit N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center’s Demonstration Gardens. Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will be on site to walk with you through the garden and answer your questions.

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It’s Strawberry Season

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / May 7, 2018

What could be finer than to be in Carolina picking and eating fresh, sweet locally grown strawberries? Strawberry season is in full swing and anyone who likes fresh, local fruit can get out to a farm to pick berries or pick them up at the farm stand or farmers market. Local berries are sweeter and much more flavorful than berries that have been shipped in from other states. There is really no comparison. You simply can’t beat the taste of a berry grown on a nearby farm.

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