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Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers

Since 1979, North Carolina Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers (EMGVs) have been leaders in this internationally acclaimed program, guiding homeowners in making environmentally sound decisions in their landscapes. Trained by North Carolina State University faculty and staff, EMGVs provide research-based information about gardening and environmental stewardship to individuals and communities across the state. EMGVs engage the community through education and outreach on a wide variety of subjects and through a broad spectrum of projects, all designed to maximize their impact.

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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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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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What the Heck Is That?!?!

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

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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 …

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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 …