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Master Gardener program sign-ups are open

The Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program in Surry County is looking for volunteers interested in joining the program and doing volunteer work in the community.…

Learn about home garden cover crops

The Surry County Master Gardener’s next Lunch and Learn online webinar will take a look at “Cover Crops for the Home Garden. “Discover the numerous…

Dog days of summer are arriving

Freshness in a Dog Day afternoon thunderstorm The sweltering sun bears down and heats up the Dog Day afternoon. The leaves on the mighty oaks,…

Color for the March garden

March may produce lion and lamb days March is now six days old and the whole month can produce some lion and lamb days and…

Spring is coming

Winter’s shortest month almost over The shortest month of winter is not far from being over. There is still a lot of winter remaining. Even…

Spring scents in middle of winter?

Fragrance of spring in middle of winter The Carolina Jasmine is the perennial that produces in all four seasons of the year. It is a…

A truly American holiday

Thanksgiving is truly an American holiday Thanksgiving as a holiday had its origins on American soil. In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed on the shores of…

Still time to plant pansies

Entering the calm days of mid November Thanksgiving is still nearly two weeks from now and we can enjoy the calm before the upcoming holiday…