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Swoon-worthy Reasons to Gift Live Plants on Valentine’s Day.
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Swoon-worthy Reasons to Gift Live Plants on Valentine’s Day.

Valentines Day Roots for gifting.
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February Chores that will Get Your Heart Racing for Spring
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February Chores that will Get Your Heart Racing for Spring

Below you will find a list of February chores that will get your heart racing for spring. No matter the...
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Mama J’s Party Mix
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Mama J’s Party Mix

Party Mix   2 cups Wheat Chex 2 cups Rice Chex 2 cups Corn Chex 2 cups Tasteeos or other...
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Geranium Prep and Potting
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Geranium Prep and Potting

Prep and Potting
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How Does Static Electricity Affect Houseplants?
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How Does Static Electricity Affect Houseplants?

Today is “National Static Electricity Day” January 09, 2023 The little bit of static electricity that makes your hair stand...
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Lo-Cal Chicken and White Bean Soup
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Lo-Cal Chicken and White Bean Soup

Ingredients 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil    4 thinly sliced spring onions    1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage, or 1/4...
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Muesli (a great way to start your day)
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Muesli (a great way to start your day)

Muesli   2 c. old fashioned oatmeal 1 tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. salt 1/3 c. chopped walnuts ¼ c. raisins...
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Poinsettias on Parade 2022

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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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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 […]