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Wild garlic

Posted March 21, 2017 at 9:49 am     Category: Volunteer News

Our Tuesday group of Master Gardeners clearing wild garlic out of the flower beds. Wild garlic is a very common weed in North Carolina and is best controlled by digging … Read More »

Focus Archery 4-H Club

Posted February 23, 2017 at 11:01 am     Category: UncategorizedVolunteer News

Sheuna Battle took her passion for archery and is sharing it with the next generation. She started the Focus Archery 4-H Club in 2015 while attending UNCW. On Saturday February … Read More »

Master Gardeners Plant Propagation Team

Posted February 20, 2017 at 11:51 am     Category: Volunteer News

The Friday watering group, part of the Master Gardeners plant propagation team, tending the plants for the April Plant Sale.  

Winter Annuals

Posted February 10, 2017 at 11:20 am     Category: Volunteer News

  Our volunteers and staff working on keeping the winter annuals looking good. Deadheading your pansies regularly will help your plants bloom profusely for months

Tulips!

Posted December 9, 2016 at 3:38 pm     Category: Volunteer News

Two of our hard working volunteers busy in the gardens. Over 1300 tulip bulbs were planted. A tremendous Thank You to all those who helped and a BIG shout out to … Read More »

4-H Club Officer Training

Posted November 18, 2016 at 1:02 pm     Category: Volunteer News

On Veteran’s Day thirty youth learned what is takes to be an exceptional leader and club officer at a 4-H Club Officer Training. Volunteers led leadership workshops and conducted a … Read More »

4-H Drone Discovery Challenge

Posted November 16, 2016 at 9:18 am     Category: Volunteer News

Students at Bradley Creek Elementary got to be an engineer for the day as 4-H volunteers took over their classroom with a Drone Discovery challenge. Students learned about how to … Read More »

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