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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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2022 Currituck Home, Flower, and Garden Show

2022 Currituck Home, Flower, and Garden Show –“Going Native” . Currituck County Extension MasterGardener℠ are hosting the 2022 Currituck, Home, Flower, and Garden …

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2022 Warm Season Turf Update

On March 1st, 2022 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck Center will host a training for golf course superintendents and landscapers …

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Vegetable Gardening Series

Are you new to the area and hoping to start a garden? Maybe you’ve been here your whole life, …

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Currituck Extension January Report

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck has a new monthly feature designed to inform the public about the impacts and …

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2022 Albemarle Area Landscape School

Starting on Feb 15th, 2022, N.C. Cooperative Extension Currituck Center will host a training for landscape professionals. This training …

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Tall Fescue, Hard (Fine) Fescue, and Kentucky Bluegrass Home Lawn Calendar

Recommended maintenance practices for a lawn that consists of a blend of tall fescue, hard …

Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass Home Lawn Calendar

Recommended maintenance practices for a lawn that consists of a blend of tall fescue and …

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4. Insects

This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

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3. Botany

This Botany Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses plant taxonomy or how to name …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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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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19. Landscape Design

This Landscape Design Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses the principles design as well …

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18. Plants Grown in Containers

This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

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