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Spring Garden Tips

Lawn Weeds and Fertilizers Weeds may be taking over your lawn by this time of year. Winter annuals including chickweed, …

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True Leaders in Service

True Leaders in Service — Written By Sarah Kotzian This April, join North Carolina 4-H as we pledge our hands to larger …

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New Hanover County 4-H Talent Show

Calling all youth talents! New Hanover County 4-H will hold their inaugural 4-H Entertains (Talent) Show on May 19th 1:00-5:00 …

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Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

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Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

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Figure 1. Springtail.


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How to Salvage Flood-Damaged Appliances

This publication covers items to consider when trying to salvage flood-damaged appliances.

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Residential and Industrial Pests

How to manage pesticides to control residential and industrial insects, diseases, and other pests in …