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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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July 11, 2022
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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 thank you.
March 30, 2021

Experts Share How to Create the Perfect Home Garden in Your Backyard

With spring officially here and sunny, warm weather ahead, you may be itching to get outside and start gardening in your backyard. From pitching a greenhouse […]
January 6, 2021

New Year- New Garden

The holidays are over. We are not hitting the stores wide open like we were for the post-holiday sales, thanks to COVID-19. So, that leaves us […]