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Currituck Mask Makers

One day we will look back and remember the 2020 pandemic that shut down the world. Things changed for …

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Operational Update

With the lifting of the stay at home order and initiation of Phase 2 COVID-19 restrictions in North Carolina, …

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Mole vs. Vole

Moles and Voles are often confused for one another, but when viewed closely, one can differentiate, between the two, …

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Protecting Your Garden From the Cold

This weekend we are forecasted to experience nighttime lows below 40 degrees. These temperatures are uncharacteristic for this time …

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The Majestic OBX Live Oaks 

The Majestic OBX Live Oaks Quercus virginiana, Quercus geminate The Outer Banks of North Carolina are home to perhaps the most …

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Dividing Ornamental Grasses

Dividing your ornamental grasses helps to keep them healthy, strong, and vibrant! It is also a great way to …

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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

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This Week in the Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is starting a new article/ video log series titled: This Week in the …

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Beginners Guide to Gardening

Starting a home garden can be a daunting task. The thought of buying materials and seeds, spending hours preparing …

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Canceled-Pollinator Gardening

*Due to the coronavirus, this class has been canceled* There are over 200,000 animals listed as “pollinators,” which is any …

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Canceled-Organic Gardening

*Due to the coronavirus , this class is canceled.* No April Fools! The esteemed Marie Mims Butler is coming to …

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Cancelled - Extension Open House

“Extension is the best-kept secret out there.” That phrase is often used when folks describe what N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Pruning Ornamentals

Because of popular demand, on February 22, 2020, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both …

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Cancelled-Small Fruit Workshop

*This event has been cancelled due to illness. The workshop will be rescheduled at a later date* Nothing is better …

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2019 Recap

Each year, N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County takes an opportunity to reflect upon the previous year’s work and …

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Currituck Landscaper’s School

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is hosting a “Landscapers School” on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from 9 a.m.–noon. …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Natural Learning Initiative Gardening Activity Guide

The Gardening Activity Guide is designed to expose young children to seasonal fruit and vegetable …

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

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20. Wildlife

This Wildlife Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches readers to recognize the value of …

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Greenhouse Weed Control

This publication discusses a number of options that are available to the greenhouse manager for …

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Yellow Tuft in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow tuft.

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Yellow Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow patch.

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Take-All Root Rot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of take-all root rot in turf.

3 weeks agoTurfFiles