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4-H Summer FUN Camps 2019!

New Hanover County 4-H has partnered with several county agencies and businesses to provide 7 weeks of summer camp …

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Upcoming Gardening Classes

Back to the Basics of Gardening in the Southeast for Homeowners See the flyer below for dates and times for …

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Vegetable Garden Challenges

Every summer I look forward to a fresh tomato sandwich or a BLT. I plant tomatoes, squash, zucchini, okra, …

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Container Gardening

One of my former co-workers prides himself on having the craziest container choices. I will never forget the day …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

2 weeks ago
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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

2 weeks ago

A Landowner's Guide to Working with Recreationists

With an increase statewide in outdoor activity, many landowners report unacceptable levels of trespass, littering, …

3 weeks agoWoodland Owner Notes

Agritourism in North Carolina: Summary of Pilot Study Results

Agritourism–defined in this study as any activity or service provided on a working farm with …

3/29/19

Agritourism, Farm Visits, Agro-Tourism Oh My! Do Farmers, Residents, and Extension Faculty Speak the Same Language?

There is a need for a better understanding of what people mean when they say …

3/29/19

Workplace Community Supported Agriculture: Connecting Local Farmers to Local Workplaces

This guide provides an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) program at Research Triangle …

3/21/19

Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Yard Wastes

This eight-page publication explains how you can build and maintain a compost pile to manage …

3/20/19

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …