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Happy 50th Earth Day

Happy 50th Anniversary to Earth Day! Don’t forget Earth Day during this time of social distancing. There are still things that you …

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Selecting a Garden Site

Thinking about gardening for the first time or just want to figure out what to do better in your …

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April Gardening Calendar

Spring is here! Plants and shrubs are blooming so we’ve gathered some gardening to-do’s for your landscape. Lawn Care Bermudagrass and …

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Gardening for Pollinators

You can think of pollinators as matchmakers in the flowering plant world. They transfer pollen from flower to flower …

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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.

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways
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Collard Greens

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

3 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It
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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, …

5/13/20Urban Waterways