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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 …

Abbigail Rose

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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Mental Health Pop-Up Series 

May is Mental Health month and N.C. Cooperative Extension wants to help you take care of your mental health. …

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Herbs and Spices Cook Along 

Are you ready to get back in the Extension Kitchen? Well, we are ready to welcome you back! Join …

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How to Reduce Your Kitchen Waste

Earth Day is April 22 and N.C. Cooperative Extension is celebrating by providing a series of earth day workshops. …

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6-Week Virtual Yoga Series 

Would you like to relax, stretch, and win some cool prizes? Join us for our FREE 6-week virtual yoga …

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Scholarship Opportunity

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

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Live Monthly Food Demos! 

Do you love learning new recipes and cooking techniques? Would you like to try new vegetables and really enjoy …

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Virtual Wecome to Medicare

Are you overwhelmed with Medicare questions and don’t know where to begin? Mark your calendars for an online “Welcome …

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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Clothes Moths and Carpet Beetles: Identifying and Controlling Fabric Pests

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

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Septic System Owner's Guide

If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

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Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Guiding Your Young Children

This factsheet describes different parenting styles and lists suggested measures parents can take to discipline …

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Plan Before You Plant

Supplemental hand weeding accounts for the majority of landscape bed maintenance costs. When used exclusively, …

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Fungus Gnats Indoors

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

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