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March 27, 2007

Almanac Gardener begins season April 7

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Almanac Gardener begins its 24th season on UNC-TV Saturday, April 7 at noon. The show re-airs on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. The season runs 20 weeks through August 18. The show is a co-production of UNC-TV and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University.

In addition to answering questions from home gardeners, the show will include features on the following: "Using Native Stone in Your Landscape," "Starting a Spring Vegetable Garden," "Growing Mushrooms at Home," "Growing Vegetables in Containers," "Save Water...Mulch!!," "Attracting Beneficial Insects," "Pruning Trees," "Building a Dry Stack Stone Wall," "Starting Shrubs from Cuttings," "The New Hanover Ability Garden," "Gardening with Your Kids this Summer," "Three Most Popular North Carolina Strawberry Varieties," and much more.

The panel will include host Mike Gray; Karen Neill, horticultural agent, Guilford County; Bill Lord, environmental agent, Franklin County; Stephen Greer, horticultural agent Forsyth County; Linda Blue, horticultural agent, Buncombe County; Susan Ruiz-Evans, horticultural agent, Dare County; Diane Turner, horticultural agent, Henderson County; and Lucy Bradley, urban horticulture Extension specialist.

Posted by Natalie at March 27, 2007 02:49 PM