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Fall Plant Sale

Fall is the best time of year to plant garden plants and trees in mild winter climates, including native …

Brunswick Stew Cook off

Brunswick Stew Cook-Off

Brunswick stew was Currituck County’s fall favorite. If you have a killer family recipe, consider entering it in the …

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Handmade and Homegrown Contest

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something awesome this year? Show it off at our Handmade and Homegrown …

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Harvest Season

The end of August signals the end of summer, the start of the school year, and the beginning of …

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Currituck Farm Festival

Mark your calendars for October 2, 2021, from 1–4 p.m. for the Currituck Farm Festival, a celebration of our …

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Pollinator Plants for Honey Bees

Help your local honey bees by planting bee-friendly plants. These plants can help the bees produce more honey, which …

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Independence Day Resources

We at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center would like to wish you all a happy and …

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Gardening Using Native Plants

Native plants are adapted to the local soil and climate conditions where they naturally occur. These critical plants provide …

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Propagation Workshop

Plants are becoming more and more expensive! Save money and share plants with your friends and neighbors by learning …

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Fundamentals of Landscape Design

Updating your home’s landscaping is a great way to increase the value of your property and create outdoor spaces …

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Currituck County Intern

NC State Extension announced that Abby Rose is completing an Extension internship this summer with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, …

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Soil Sampling Season

Getting your soil sampled is a great way to get your planting season off on the right foot. Soil …

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Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

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In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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