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Lawns and Weeds in Harmony

For most of us, the perfect lawn is a monoculture of one species, trimmed to perfection and gorgeous like …

Christmas cactus

Caring for Christmas Cactus

This cactus is often sold already blooming. The blooms will stay on the plant for several weeks if the …

Amaryllis

Amaryllis Plant Care

These bulbs are usually sold as a kit with everything needed to grow the plant to flower. When potting …

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Fig Time in NC!

If you have never tasted fresh figs, then you are missing out on one of the south’s greatest fruit …

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Holiday Food Safety Class

This year, your holiday food gatherings may look a little different. However, let’s make sure food safety is not …

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Cool Season Vegetable Update

It’s not too late to plant a few radishes, onions and garlic. The cabbage, collards and broccoli I planted …

Soil Sample Box and Form, (Carteret County, NC) Dina Murray

Fall Lawns and Soil Samples

After the cold snap we had a couple weeks ago, my lawn has really slowed down its growth. There …

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Dividing Perennial Flowers in Fall

Along with transplanting woody ornamentals, October is a good month to divide some perennial flowers. Some common perennials that …

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Census: Your Action Needed

I’m asking for your help. The Census response rate for Carteret County has been lower than expected but there is …

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