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Pruning Ornamental Shrubs and Trees

On February 10, 2021, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both professionals and homeowners who …

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Basic Tree Pruning

Yes, it is that time of year again and while most things in life have slowed down due to …

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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Currituck Fall Fair Recap

This fall many of our traditional face to face community gatherings were cancelled or postponed as we learned how …

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Community Survey

So much has changed in 2020. North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County has worked diligently this year to …

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Holiday Class Series

The end of 2020 is here and the holidays are in sight! If you’re looking for ideas to make …

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Festive Fall Arrangement Contest

Fall is here and many of you are outside decorating your homes for the holidays. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and festive …

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What’s That Weird Worm?

What does 2020 have to offer us next? From COVID-19 to murder hornets, this year has been full of …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something awesome during quarantine? Show it off at our virtual Homegrown and …

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Cut Flower Bouquet Contest

Creating cut flower bouquets is a fun, educational, and creative way to spend time outdoors. This activity can be …

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Azalea Caterpillars

If you notice large sections of your azaleas that are virtually stripped of leaves there is a good chance …

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Spider Mites 

Identification Several species of warm and cool-season Spider mites call eastern North Carolina home. Spider mites are small, no bigger …

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New Extension Resources

While the gathering restrictions associated with COVID-19 may have put a damper on face to face Cooperative Extension programming, …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

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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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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Pesticide Use and Safety Information

This publication describes restricted-use pesticides, the safe use of pesticides and evaluating the potential for …

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Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

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