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Backyard Composting

(Taken from the NC State Extension Publication “Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards”) What is Composting? Composting is the controlled …

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Garden Catalog Inspiration

The Holiday season marks a special time of year that is filled with wonder, anticipation, and hopefulness. If you …

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Christmas Tree Care

Christmas trees are a holiday tradition that reminds us of past experiences and symbolizes hope for a new year. …

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Home Extension Gardener Series

Location: Pamlico Agriculture Center Time: 9–noon April 18, 2019 – Vegetable Gardening and Growing in Containers May 2, 2019 – Home Fruit …

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2019 Summer Fun

4-H Summer Fun Programs are a great way for children to learn and grow during the Summer months. Each …

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Youth: Hard and Soft Skills

Every year that passes it seems harder and harder to prepare our teenagers and young adults to enter the …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

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