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Garden Tool Sharpening

This year’s Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Currituck County Speakers Bureau kicks off with Bill Kirkland’s Tool Sharpening class. Make …

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Greenhouse Workshop

Have you ever wanted your own greenhouse, but you do not know where to begin? Do you currently have …

sooty mold

Spotted Lanternfly 

Be on the lookout! An established population of spotted lanternflies was detected in Carrol Co. Virginia, just north of …

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Soil Sampling

November marks the beginning of the holiday season, and the end of the free soil sample analysis; but who’s …

Cover photo for Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Winterizing Your Garden

Preparing your garden for winter is equally as important as the preparation, planning, and planting that takes place in …

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Lawn Burrweed Control

Summer is over, and the fall is finally here. With that, our lawns are growing slower and we’re able …

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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 …

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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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Glyphosate

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.

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Are There Alternatives to Glyphosate for Weed Control in Landscapes?

Many landscape maintenance professionals have grown reliant on glyphosate for weed control. Landscape weed control …

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Plant Selection for Extensive Green Roofs in the Research Triangle Area of North Carolina

This publication describes the evaluation of plant survival and vigor on 11 extensive green roofs …

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Diseases of Cool-Season Turfgrasses

This guide is designed to help identify the most troublesome diseases associated with cool-season turfgrasses. …

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Pythium root rot.

Pythium Root Rot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of pythium root rot.

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Pythium blight foliar stand symptoms.

Pythium Blight in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of pythium blight.

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Microdochium patch stand symptoms.

Microdochium Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of microdochium patch (pink snow mold).

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Leaf and sheath blight, a.ka. mini ring, on an ultradwarf bermud

Leaf and Sheath Blight in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of leaf and sheath spot in turf.

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