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Plants & Cold Damage

Lots of gardeners are concerned about the damage done by the spells of below-normal temperatures. The good news is …

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An Interactive Rehearsal...A Theatre Experience

An Interactive Rehearsal… Curious about theatre…rehearsals…staging…WELL…do we have an opportunity for YOU! New Hanover County 4-H and the Thalian Association are …

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Cool Weather Weed Invasion

As the temperatures cool into the thirties and forties at night and the days hover in the sixties and …

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4-H Volunteer Recruitment

True leaders aren’t born: they’re grown. With New Hanover County 4-H, youth grow to become confident and strong, …

New Hanover County 4-H Teen Council

Calling All Teen 4-H'ers

If you know of a teen who takes the lead in their school, church, community and or club, share …

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Ability Garden Growing in 2017

The Ability Garden is closing 2017 with a flurry of activity! We have fully implemented a year-round school gardening curriculum …

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A New Look for a Signature Program

The first Extension Master Gardener sm Volunteer program was started in January of 1973 at Washington State University. Extension …

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Ability Garden Is Growing

The Ability Garden has gone through major transitions recently. We are now an independent non-profit, operating on the grounds …

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August in Sweet Caroline

The hot times of August in sweet Caroline may have you doing a little “song sung blue”, but this …

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4-H...for City Kids, Too!

Being involved in 4-H provides opportunities for youth to master skills, connect to their community and mature in responsibility. …

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Culinary Herb Garden

These days with the struggling economy people are looking for ways to save money. One way to cut corners …

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Getting to Know a Native

Redbuds are native small flowering trees in shades of lavender to pink that bear their flowers closely along the …