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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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Seven Steps to Healthier Trees

Most people plant trees, work hard to get them established and walk away. Trees are living organisms and we …

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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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Do I Squash It?

Identifying Your Garden Guest We have had multiple people come into the NHC Extension Plant Clinic asking about little orange …

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Figure 1. A typical hot-water heating system.

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This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

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