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Where Do Bananas Come From? | Botany for Kids

Where Do Bananas Come From? | Botany for Kids

Oh, hey, Squeaks, those bananas look delicious! I can’t wait to bake our banana bread. But your peels keep missing the compost bin, see? We need to be careful, or somebody might slip and— Faaaaaaaalll! Whew. I’m okay! Oh, thanks, Squeaks! I’d love a banana. You know, bananas are a pretty special fruit. Most of …

Planting Shrubs in Wet Heavy Soils – Family Plot

Planting Shrubs in Wet Heavy Soils – Family Plot

Welcome to The Family Plot. I’m Chris Cooper. Joining me today is Joellen Diamond. Joellen is a TSU extension agent in Tipton County. And we also have a number of master gardeners from Shelby and Tipton Counties here to help us out today. All right, Joellen. We got our soil tested. Let’s see what those …

Planting a Peach Tree

Planting a Peach Tree

Hello. I’m Mike Parker the Tree Fruit Extension Specialist with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service at North Carolina State University. Today we’re at the Sandhills Research Station in Jackson Springs, North Carolina to look at how we would plant, prune, and maintain peach trees. We’re going to discuss today properly planting a peach tree. …