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Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

We’re in hurricane season and have already had several named storms. According to experts, this perhaps will be an …

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Dine With Your Dog

Our furbabies are part of the family! They are there for us when we’re happy, sad, lonely or need …

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Canning Sweet Spreads

What’s one way to extend the flavors of spring fruits? Preserve them! And what tastier way than making them …

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What’s Medicare?

What’s Medicare? (Revised April 2020) Medicare is health insurance for: People 65 or older Certain people under 65 with disabilities People of any age …

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Preventing Food Waste

Food–whether you are growing, harvesting, preparing, serving, or consuming it—always creates waste, so you should plan ahead for dealing …

Avoiding Food Waste

Avoid food waste by preserving your food through freezing, dehydrating, hot water bath canning, or pressure canning. Avoiding Food …

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April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States. Alcohol addiction and excessive alcohol misuse affect …

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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 …

6/9/20

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 …

6/4/20
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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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

6/4/20

NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

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

6/1/20

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, …

5/13/20Urban Waterways