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Gardening E-Newsletter

Subscribe to the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter to receive timely updates on sustainable lawn, garden and landscape care for the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen, the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter also shares announcements of upcoming gardening classes and events in Chatham County . To subscribe: Visit: http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecg Scroll down to enter your email address in the "address" box Click on the subscribe button Other e-newsletters and listservs available from Chatham County Cooperative Extension: Chatham Green Industry News - News and announcements for green industry professionals in the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen. Visit http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecgi to subscribe. Small Farmer and Sustainable Agriculture - Debbie Roos, Chatham Extension sustainable agriculture agent, manages several listservs. Topics include beekeeping, pastured poultry, medicinal herbs, sustainable agriculture, and more. For a complete list and instructions on how to subscribe, visit http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-listserve/. Nutrition and Home Food Preservation - Shares information and announcements related to nutrition, wellness, and home food preservation. Managed by Chatham Extension family and consumer sciences agent, Phyllis Smith. To subscribe, email Phyllis at phyllis_smith@ncsu.edu and request to be added to the list.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Gardening E-Newsletter

Subscribe to the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter to receive timely updates on sustainable lawn, garden and landscape care for the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen, the Chatham Gardener E-Newsletter also shares announcements of upcoming gardening classes and events in Chatham County . To subscribe: Visit: http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecg Scroll down to enter your email address in the "address" box Click on the subscribe button Other e-newsletters and listservs available from Chatham County Cooperative Extension: Chatham Green Industry News - News and announcements for green industry professionals in the central NC Piedmont. Managed by Chatham Extension horticulture agent, Charlotte Glen. Visit http://go.ncsu.edu/subscribecgi to subscribe. Small Farmer and Sustainable Agriculture - Debbie Roos, Chatham Extension sustainable agriculture agent, manages several listservs. Topics include beekeeping, pastured poultry, medicinal herbs, sustainable agriculture, and more. For a complete list and instructions on how to subscribe, visit http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-listserve/. Nutrition and Home Food Preservation - Shares information and announcements related to nutrition, wellness, and home food preservation. Managed by Chatham Extension family and consumer sciences agent, Phyllis Smith. To subscribe, email Phyllis at phyllis_smith@ncsu.edu and request to be added to the list.

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Check out the May
edition of the 4-H Newsletter!

Featuring news on our embryology program and our amazing volunteers! Cloverfield May 2016

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Pressure Canning Dial
Gauge Testing for Free

Dial gauge pressure canners need to be checked for accuracy each year. Why is this important? Over time as the canner lid is handled, bumped, or just used, the calibration of a dial gauge can become inaccurate. If it is off just a little bit, you may not notice the inaccuracy.

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Soil Testing

Find your soil test report online at http://ncagr.gov/agronomi/sthome.htm Learn more about soil testing for home lawns and gardens:  http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/soil-testing-for-lawns-and-gardens/

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Spring shot of one of the beds in the pollinator garden featuring eastern ninebark, wild indigo, gallberry, garden heliotrope, bronze fennel, and more! Photo by Debbie Roos.

Pollinator Garden Tour Wednesday, May 11 popular

Wednesday May 11 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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May Events with Chatham County 4-H

May 1 – Online registration deadline for Horse Artistic Expression entries May 5 – NC State Fair Market Steer Tag-In (NCSU Beef Educational Unit) May 6 – 4-H Embryology Chicken session concludes in MORE »

Chatham County, the place to be!

Located right smack dab in the center of North Carolina is Chatham County.  Great food, large variety of events and festivals, several farmer’s markets, local shops offering one of a kind designs for MORE »

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Pollinator Workshop & Garden TourMon Jun 6, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 1 week away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Jun 8, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 1 week away
Pollinator Garden TourSat Jun 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 weeks away
Pollinator Garden TourMon Jun 27, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 4 weeks away
Pollinator Garden TourThu Jul 7, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 1 month away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Jul 13, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 1 month away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Aug 10, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 2 months away
Pollinator Garden TourMon Aug 15, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 3 months away
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