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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, …

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2021 Warm Season Turf Update

On February 9, 2021, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a training for golf course superintendents and …

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Pruning Ornamental Shrubs and Trees

Update: This workshop was postponed to Wednesday, February 17, 2021, from 1–3:30 p.m. Please register at https://pruningornamentaltreesandshrubs2-17.eventbrite.com/ On February 10, …

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Basic Tree Pruning

Yes, it is that time of year again and while most things in life have slowed down due to …

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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Currituck Fall Fair Recap

This fall many of our traditional face to face community gatherings were cancelled or postponed as we learned how …

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Community Survey

So much has changed in 2020. North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck County has worked diligently this year to …

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Holiday Class Series

The end of 2020 is here and the holidays are in sight! If you’re looking for ideas to make …

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Festive Fall Arrangement Contest

Fall is here and many of you are outside decorating your homes for the holidays. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and festive …

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What’s That Weird Worm?

What does 2020 have to offer us next? From COVID-19 to murder hornets, this year has been full of …

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Homegrown and Homemade Contest

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something awesome during quarantine? Show it off at our virtual Homegrown and …

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Cut Flower Bouquet Contest

Creating cut flower bouquets is a fun, educational, and creative way to spend time outdoors. This activity can be …

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