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Cancelled-Mission: Connection

*This class has been cancelled* Have you been missing experiences and human interaction? Well, North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck …

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“BOLO” Canna

Well, it is that time of year again. The pests have begun invading our gardens. Don’t worry, N.C. Cooperative …

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Live Update

**UPDATE: As we work to transition back into more interactive programming, we will reduce the Live from Currituck Extension …

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Currituck Mask Makers

One day we will look back and remember the 2020 pandemic that shut down the world. Things changed for …

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Operational Update

With the lifting of the stay at home order and initiation of Phase 2 COVID-19 restrictions in North Carolina, …

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Mole vs. Vole

Moles and Voles are often confused for one another, but when viewed closely, one can differentiate, between the two, …

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Protecting Your Garden From the Cold

This weekend we are forecasted to experience nighttime lows below 40 degrees. These temperatures are uncharacteristic for this time …

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The Majestic OBX Live Oaks 

The Majestic OBX Live Oaks Quercus virginiana, Quercus geminate The Outer Banks of North Carolina are home to perhaps the most …

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Dividing Ornamental Grasses

Dividing your ornamental grasses helps to keep them healthy, strong, and vibrant! It is also a great way to …

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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

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This Week in the Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is starting a new article/ video log series titled: This Week in the …

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Beginners Guide to Gardening

Starting a home garden can be a daunting task. The thought of buying materials and seeds, spending hours preparing …

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Canceled-Pollinator Gardening

*Due to the coronavirus, this class has been canceled* There are over 200,000 animals listed as “pollinators,” which is any …

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Canceled-Organic Gardening

*Due to the coronavirus , this class is canceled.* No April Fools! The esteemed Marie Mims Butler is coming to …

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Cancelled - Extension Open House

“Extension is the best-kept secret out there.” That phrase is often used when folks describe what N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Pruning Ornamentals

Because of popular demand, on February 22, 2020, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both …

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Cancelled-Small Fruit Workshop

*This event has been cancelled due to illness. The workshop will be rescheduled at a later date* Nothing is better …

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Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

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Growing Edibles in the Landscape

This publication provides three examples of edible landscape designs for incorporating edible components into a …

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16. Vegetable Gardening

This vegetable gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explores the different types and techniques …

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Brown Soft Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes brown soft scale, a common insect pest on trees, shrubs …

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Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes flower thrips, insect pests of grasses and flowering plants.

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Greenhouse Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the greenhouse whitefly, an insect …

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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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