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Gardens in Carteret County

Both native and non-native plants fill a variety of gardens throughout the county that are maintained by the Extension …

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Leaves: Rake or Mulch?

Lawns should be dormant by this time of the year or at least mostly dormant. I know mine hasn’t …

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Winter Yard & Garden Workshop

Winter Yard & Garden Workshop With Shawn Banks, Horticulture Agent & County Extension Director Tuesday, November 8th @5:30 Join us at the …

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Lawn Care and Falling Leaves

I’m not a big fan of overseeding the lawn with annual ryegrass. This is partly due to my not …


Bringing Houseplants Indoors

Any houseplants that have spent the summer months outdoors should be acclimated to less sunlight and prepared to be …

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Transition to a Fall Garden

My cucumber vines, squash plants and string beans have all finished producing for the year. The squash and the …

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Part 2: Planting a Seed Mat

This is part two in the series about making and planting a seed mat that makes spacing even the …

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