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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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Currituck Farm Festival

Mark your calendars for October 2, 2021, from 1–4 p.m. for the Currituck Farm Festival, a celebration of our …

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Pollinator Plants for Honey Bees

Help your local honey bees by planting bee-friendly plants. These plants can help the bees produce more honey, which …

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Independence Day Resources

We at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center would like to wish you all a happy and …

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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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Appendix A. Garden Journaling

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

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Fall Armyworms in Turf

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Raspberries in the Home Garden

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