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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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Dividing Irises

Iris are beautiful when in bloom, and need to be divided regularly to remain healthy. Do you have irises …

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Local Food Newsletter - August

Welcome to N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Local Foods Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on figs. …

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Gardening and Cooking Series 

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Currituck County is hosting a Gardening and Cooking series for the fall of 2019. This …

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Vermicompost Workshop

Vermicomposting or Vermiculture is a method composting where worms convert food scraps into two of the best soil amendments on …

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Local Food Newsletter - June 2019

Welcome to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center Local Foods Newsletter! This month’s edition will be focused on …

Brown sink bug feeding on corn

What the Heck Is That?!?!

This time of year you can find these insects moving from wheat fields and woods’ edges to corn fields …

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Report to the People

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Currituck County recently presented its annual “Report to the People” to county officials. Commissioners, Extension …

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What the Heck Is That?!?!

This time of year you can find these insects beginning to form nests on houses, barns, and sheds. These …

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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Plants, Pests, and Pathogens Webinar Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a webinar series sponsored by the NC State Extension, Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, and …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Peonies for the Home Landscape

Peonies are long-lived, perennial flowers that produce large flowers in the spring. Colors include black, …

Dahlias for the Home Landscape

Dahlias, are a popular addition to the landscape because they have a wide height range …

Roses for North Carolina

Sooner or later most home gardeners think about growing roses. Landscape uses are quite varied …

Summer and Fall Flowering Bulbs for the Landscape

Summer and fall flowering bulbs provide another dimension to gardening. They add beauty and interest …

Hints for Fall-Planted Spring and Early Summer Flowering Bulbs

This publication offers guidelines on planning a garden and buying bulbs, as well as planting …

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Nutrients are available based on soil pH.

A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

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Qualifiers for Quagmires: Landscape Plants for Wet Sites

Wet, poorly drained soils present one the most difficult challenges for growing plants in the …