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Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Currituck County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022. The referendum is being …

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Establishing a Wildflower Bed

Habitat loss is the number one factor leading to decreased pollinator populations. As we build more homes, schools, and …

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2022 Cornbread Bake Off

Do you bake the best cornbread in Currituck? Well, let’s find out! Enter your cornbread in the Cornbread Bake …

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Currituck Farm Festival 2022

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 1st from 12:00 – 4:00 for the Currituck Farm Festival, a celebration of …

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Fall Gardening Workshop

With summer coming to an end, it’s time to pull out old plants and prepare our gardens for the …

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Night Out With Extension

Do you need a night out where you can enjoy learning new things while having fun? We have the …

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Composting 101

Want to learn how to improve your soil quality and reduce waste and air pollution, while saving money, energy, …

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Salt Spray Damage

Have you noticed your trees and shrubs are starting to brown, and you’re worried something might be killing them? …

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Establishing a Wildflower Bed

Habitat loss is the number one factor leading to decreased pollinator populations. As we build more homes, schools, and …

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Currituck Extension April Report

April brought showers of activity at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center. It is finally starting to feel normal …

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Propagation Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will hold a propagation workshop on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 2:00 – …

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Container Gardening With Marie Butler

The Currituck County Master Gardener℠ Speakers Bureau is hosting a FREE container gardening demonstration presented by esteemed landscaper Marie …

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