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Go Live With 4-H

It’s been a year of trying new things, and we’re still trying new things. We are starting a new …

compost bin

Let's Get Composting

Chilly days make you think of hearty soup and cozy blankets, it is also the best time to start …

Red, white, and pink poinsettia

The Flowering Poinsettia & Its Care

Original Author – Dr. Brian Whipker NC State Extension History of the Poinsettia The poinsettia has a long history of cultivation …

Organic Lawn Care

New Organic Lawn Care Guide

We have posted a new “Organic Lawn Care Guide” publication. Natural or “organic” methods of lawn care can provide …

Hay bales made into a car, crab pots, and a scarecrow

Time for Fall Fun!!

I love autumn, the crisp air, new office supplies, apple strudel, fairs, bonfires, and all our fall 4-H Clubs. …

picture of three round hay bales decorated with silly faces

Hay Bale Decorating Contest

Display your creativity and imagination in a family-friendly, county-wide competition. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Pamlico County will be hosting …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

This Entomology Insect Note provides information on the identification and control of fungus gnats in …

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Notas sobre el cultivo de arándanos en Carolina del Norte

pH bajo. Tierra ácida con un pH de 5.0 o menos para arándanos altos (Vaccinium …

Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

This Entomology Insect Note contains information about booklice, a small household pest that feeds on …

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Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

This Entomology Insect Note offers information on how to identify and control earwigs in the …

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Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1. Camel cricket.

Camel Crickets

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to control camel crickets if they become an indoor …

4/21/21Household Pests
Drain fly adult

Drain Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to identify and control drain flies, a common nuisance …

4/21/21Household Pests