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What is the National Poinsettia Trial? How Does Your Vote Count?
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What is the National Poinsettia Trial? How Does Your Vote Count?

Every year Mitchell's Nursery in King, NC. participates in the national poinsettia trials,
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A Foolproof Way to Rebloom your Cyclamen
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A Foolproof Way to Rebloom your Cyclamen

More often than not people treat cyclamen as disposable holiday plants. But, you can keep them for years with just...
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Why put a Bounty on Beauty?
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Why put a Bounty on Beauty?

Some states are offering a bounty for Bradford pear trees.
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Judy’s Favorite Creamy Broccoli Soup
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Judy’s Favorite Creamy Broccoli Soup

3 cups fresh or frozen broccoli, cut up 1/2 cup water 1 tsp salt 2 TBS cornstarch 2 1/2 cups...
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Judy’s Stuffed Peppers
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Judy’s Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers 1 lb. ground beef or turkey ½ med. onion diced 1 large or 2 med. tomatoes or 7...
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Minding Your Fall Mums
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Minding Your Fall Mums

  It is Time to Get our Minds into Fall.  We are seeing pumpkins and mums appearing everywhere. Though we hate...
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Zucchini Refrigerator Pickles
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Zucchini Refrigerator Pickles

Easy Zucchini Refrigerator Pickles 6 small zucchini (may also use cucumbers) 1 onion 1 cup sugar 1 ½ c. white...
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A Terrific Tale of Two Oaks
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A Terrific Tale of Two Oaks

Once upon a time, there were two oaks. But seriously, let me tell you about these two terrific oaks. So...
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Raising River Birch
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Raising River Birch

River Birch Native River birch is native to nearly the entire eastern half of the United States, from as far...
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Cold Weather Garden Favorites
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Cold Weather Garden Favorites

August heat has everyone dreaming of fall and some cooler temperatures.This summer has been brutal with its heat and humidity....
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Superior Trees are Native Trees
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Superior Trees are Native Trees

When you decide to add another tree to your landscape, it needs to be a well-thought-out plan. Always remember, the...
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Maples of North Carolina
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Maples of North Carolina

Maple tree in the fall I use the term magical to describe the maples of North Carolina, because they are,...
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3 Ingredient Blueberry Cobbler
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3 Ingredient Blueberry Cobbler

1 box of yellow cake mix 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1 can of sprite or 7-up    Pre-heat...
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Pretty Pansies in a Pot
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Pretty Pansies in a Pot

August begins the autumn pansy growing season here at the nursery.
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Amazing Perennials That You Need Now
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Amazing Perennials That You Need Now

Great perennials can do a lot for a heat weary garden.
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Super Simple Chores for August
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Super Simple Chores for August

Simple Chores done in August could keep your garden looking fabulous until the first frost. Next spring your garden will...
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Unbelievably Simple Blueberry & Lemon Cheesecake
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Unbelievably Simple Blueberry & Lemon Cheesecake

Blueberry Lemon No-Bake Cheesecake This recipe for unbelievably simple Blueberry and Lemon cheesecake is sure to become a favorite with...
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How To Stay Infatuated With Your Petunias
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How To Stay Infatuated With Your Petunias

Pink Petunias Petunias seem to be a staple for every spring and summer garden. However, it seems as though they...
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5 Important Chores For Your Garden
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5 Important Chores For Your Garden

Any annuals and perennials that grow through the summer will need a little extra TLC in the heat of summer
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All You Need to Know About Air Plants
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All You Need to Know About Air Plants

Air Plants, Otherwise known as the tillandsia. Native to Central America and Mexico, it has also been naturalized in Florida,...
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October 21, 2022
Judys Broccoli Soup

Judy’s Favorite Creamy Broccoli Soup

3 cups fresh or frozen broccoli, cut up 1/2 cup water 1 tsp salt 2 TBS cornstarch 2 1/2 cups of milk 2 TBS margarine 1 […]
September 19, 2022
stuffed green peppers

Judy’s Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers 1 lb. ground beef or turkey ½ med. onion diced 1 large or 2 med. tomatoes or 7 oz canned diced tomatoes 1 Tbs. […]
August 31, 2022
zucchini pickles

Zucchini Refrigerator Pickles

Easy Zucchini Refrigerator Pickles 6 small zucchini (may also use cucumbers) 1 onion 1 cup sugar 1 ½ c. white vinegar 1 tsp. turmeric ½ tsp […]
August 2, 2022
blueberry recipe

3 Ingredient Blueberry Cobbler

1 box of yellow cake mix 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1 can of sprite or 7-up    Pre-heat oven to 350. Lightly spray a […]
June 27, 2022
Blueberry lemon no bake cheesecake

Unbelievably Simple Blueberry & Lemon Cheesecake

This recipe for unbelievably simple Blueberry and Lemon cheesecake is sure to become a favorite with your friends and family for every summer get together. Ingredients: […]
June 1, 2022

Red, White, and Blue Icebox Cake

1   8 oz box of cream cheese 20 ish graham crackers  1 cup powdered sugar 1  Tbs. vanilla 1 Tbs. lemon zest 3 cups heavy cream […]
March 14, 2022

Cast Iron Rosemary Parmesan Biscuits

Cast Iron Rosemary Parmesan BiscuitsPrep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutesIngredients:2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder2 tablespoons granulated sugar¼ […]
March 7, 2022

Cabbage Patch Stew

2 c. chopped chicken or turkey 1 med. onion 3 c. tomato- diced, fresh, frozen or canned 1 can of pinto beans 1 small head cabbage, […]
February 12, 2022

Lentil Stew

Lentil Stew 1 lb. brown lentils, dried 1 lb. bulk sausage opt. (leave out for vegetarian) 1-onion chopped 1-green pepper-fresh or frozen diced 15 oz. canned, […]
January 24, 2022

Red White Chocolate Chip Heart Cookies

  Prep Time 10 minutes  Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 20 minutes Servings 24 cookies Calories 248 Kcal Baking Sheets Heart Cookie Cutter Rolling Pin […]
January 20, 2022

Chicken Taco Soup

CHICKEN TACO SOUP Chicken Taco Soup 1 can pinto beans- 15 oz. 1 can black Beans- 15 oz. 1 can dark red kidney beans- 15 oz. […]
January 3, 2022

Country-Style Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Homemade Bread

  Broccoli Cheddar Soup is a tried and true classic sure to please everyone at lunch or dinner! Fresh broccoli, sharp cheddar, shredded carrot and sweet […]
December 13, 2021

Holiday Butterbeer (Non-Alcoholic)

Thank you Kidsactivitiesblog.com for sharing this wonderful recipe! PREP TIME 10 minutes TOTAL TIME 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup (8 oz) cream soda ½ cup (4 […]
December 13, 2021

Gingerbread Cake

Thank you Onceuponachef.com for sharing this wonderful recipe!   Servings: Makes 1 9-inch square cake (about 16 servings) Cook Time: 35 Minutes Total Time: 50 Minutes […]
December 13, 2021

Spiced Yuletide Cocoa

Thank you Onesweepappetite.com for sharing this wonderful recipe! Ingredients: 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/2 cup granulated sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamonpinch saltpinch nutmeg1/3 cup warm water4 cups […]