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Fall Soil Sampling

Fall is the perfect time to sample your soil, get the results, and amend your garden, lawn, or field. …

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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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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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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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Rain Garden Workshop

Do you have a low area on your lawn that always seems wet? If so, a rain garden is …

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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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Propagation by Layering

N.C. Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center is hosting a Propagation by Layering Workshop on Tuesday, May 10, from 2:00 …

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Starting Tropical Fruits

Have you ever tried to grow an avocado from a pit, with no luck? Or maybe you’ve seen a …

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Getting Started With Honey Bees

Are you interested in raising honey bees, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you need help finding …

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