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Exhibit features half a century of print-making
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

“Pulled, Pressed and Screened: Important American Prints” and “A 180 Turn From Numbers To Art: Works by Betty Blessin and Laurie Merritt” are on display at Piedmont Arts through Nov. 8.

“Pulled, Pressed and Screened: Important American Prints” covers 50 years of printmaking (1930s to 1980s) in 50 prints by 50 artists.

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The right apple for the job
By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

Each variety of apples has unique characteristics, making it important to choose the right apple for the food you are preparing. Orchardist and Nurseryperson Eliza Greenman of Legacy Fruit Trees gives her recommendations here.

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The ‘Frozen’ phenomenon
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

Everything Frozen is hot.

“Frozen” is the latest movie, um, I mean empire, by Disney. Surely you’ve seen elements of it — even if you didn’t realize that’s what it was.

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Apple specialist talks about useful, tasty fruit

By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

Quick — how many varieties of apples can you name?

How close can you get to 7,000?

Most people are only familiar with the eight common grocery-store variety apples, said Eliza Greenman. However, there are more than 7,000 known varieties in the United States.

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Let cover crops do the work for you
Extension agent explains benefits
By TARA LUCAS - Bulletin Accent Writer

What can you do with that unsightly garden patch after you get rid of the dried cucumber vines and wilted tomato plants?

Plant a cover crop to revitalize your soil for spring — and avoid the need for tedious care when it’s time to plant again.

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Forms are available from the Accent Department to announce engagements, weddings, births, anniversaries and birthday milestones in the Martinsville Bulletin. Normally, completed forms and photographs that are returned by noon Wednesday may qualify for publication the following Sunday. These announcements are published free of charge.

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