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Container Gardening - 101

Are you interested in gardening, but don’t want to hassle with planning, tilling, and weeding? If so, container gardening …

crape myrtle bark scale

What the Heck Is That?!?!

Popping up around Currituck County and other parts of North Carolina, this invasive pest can cause a real eyesore. …

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Planting Warm-Season Grasses

The arrival of March signals the start of warm weather and the onset of yard work. One daunting task …

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What the Heck Is That?!?!

As spring is beginning and the dogwoods and redbuds start to bloom, this tiny insect can be seen flying …

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Exploring Succulents

Are you tired of your traditional flower and vegetable gardens? Are you looking for something unique and interesting that …

Syrphid fly larvae

What the Heck Is That?!?!

This time of year, when temperatures are starting to increase and days are starting to lengthen, many insects are …

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January Impacts

This year has gotten off to a very soggy start, but that did not prevent your N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Local Foods Newsletter Produce Contact

Starting in April, the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck Center will be publishing a monthly electronic newsletter to promote local …

Honey Bee Larvae

What the Heck Is That?!?!

What the Heck is That?!?! is a new series from N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck Center where we’ll be posting …

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Cloverbud Workshop Series

Cloverbud Workshop Series 4-H is the world’s largest youth development organization and provides youth with hands-on workshops and experiences, allowing …

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Propagation Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will hold a propagation workshop on Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 1–4 p.m. …

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