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Cover photo for Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

SAVE THE DATE Spring Ag Fest Celebrating Chatham County Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources Saturday, March 30, 2019 10 a.m.–2 p.m. This is a …

Variegated fritillary on Maryland golden aster

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in October!

The month of October presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

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Hop Harvest at Bee Hoppy Farms

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks out at Bee Hoppy Farms…the annual hop harvest! Grower Tiffany Cooper is finishing …

American lady butterfly on blazing star (Liatris ligulistylus).

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in August!

The month of August presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

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This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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18. Plants Grown in Containers

This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of caterpillars that feed on trees …

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17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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