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Pruning Workshops for 2015

Unsure of how much to cut back on your Crape Myrtles? Need to prune young shade trees but are …

Private Pesticide Recertification Classes!

September 25, 2014—Whiteville, NC, Columbus County 4-hour training for X&V Credits, offered from 3-7p Contact: Howard Wallace; (910) 640-6607 Address: 45 Government …

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