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What's in Season: July

Find out what’s in season in NC this July and a recipe that uses a lot of in-season …

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Making Healthier Choices!

How to make healthier choices when eating out or cooking at home! Making Healthier …

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What's in Season? June in NC

What’s in Season during June in North Carolina? Check out our new series where Sarah talks about fruits or vegetables …

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What's in Bloom, Week of May 28

This week, spring-blooming hydrangeas are starting to flower in our area. There are many different types of hydrangeas. One …

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What's in Bloom - May 14, 2020

Many plants are continue to flower in our area this week. Some areas received a frost earlier in the …

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What's in Bloom - May 7, 2020

As the soil heats up, more and more plants are blooming in the garden. Microclimates in your yard can …

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Protect Your Plants From Frost

A frost warning is in effect for many parts of North Carolina this week. You may have already started …

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …


Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).


NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …


Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

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