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Leyland Cypress Lamentations

So many Leylands. So many problems. Tall, elegant Evergreens are often used for aesthetic borders for privacy barriers and …

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Swain 4-H Club Gets Into Growing

Written by: Hannah Styles, hstyles@thesmokymountaintimes.com The Smoky Mountain Times Swain County’s 4-H club offers many unique opportunities for youth in our community. Whether …

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Climate in the NC Coastal Plain

Rebecca Ward, Assistant State Climatologist, Corey Davis, Assistant State Climatologist, and Sheila Saia, Associate Director of the State Climate …

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What Can You Do About Kudzu?

The hills are alive with the sound of….kudzu growing. Sorry, this is no Rogers and Hammerstein musical, and I …

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Backyard Chickens

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina Backyard Flocks and Eggs Chicken Breeds Chicken Behavior: Indicators of Illness Protect Your Backyard …

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Leaves of Three, Let It Be

It’s that time of year when I’ve been itching to be out in the yard, cleaning up and getting …

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