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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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Propagation Workshop

Plants are becoming more and more expensive! Save money and share plants with your friends and neighbors by learning …

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Fundamentals of Landscape Design

Updating your home’s landscaping is a great way to increase the value of your property and create outdoor spaces …

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Currituck County Intern

NC State Extension announced that Abby Rose is completing an Extension internship this summer with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, …

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Soil Sampling Season

Getting your soil sampled is a great way to get your planting season off on the right foot. Soil …

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Ornamental Tree and Shrub Workshop

Ornamental trees and shrubs serve numerous essential functions and provide the structural living components in a healthy well-landscaped yard. Participants …

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How to Reduce Your Kitchen Waste

Earth Day is April 22 and N.C. Cooperative Extension is celebrating by providing a series of earth day workshops. …

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Spring Plant Sale

*Update* We are happy to announce that the Currituck County Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers’ annual Spring Plant Sale is open to …

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Rain Barrel Workshop

To help celebrate Earth Day, the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present an in-person Rain Barrel Workshop …

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Have You Ever Made a Topiary?

The 2021 4-H Youth Gardening program will provide hands-on, informative, and imaginative activities for youth of all ages, with …

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Spring and Summer Lawn Care

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is hosting a Spring and Summer Lawncare course “in-person” on Tuesday, February 16, …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

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 …

2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

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Algae and Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of algae and moss in the turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing …

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Selecting a Lawn Maintenance Service

This publication will help you choose the correct type of lawn maintenance service for your …

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Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

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Diseases of Cool-Season Grasses

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

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