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Wreath Order Form 2016 Onslow County 4-H, Master Gardeners and Extension & Community Association are pleased to offer 26-inch fragrant …

Kate HoltCounty Extension Support Specialist, Agriculture

Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are now available. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade barrels come complete with screened inlet, brass faucet, and 1.5-inch …

tips & tricks

Tip and Tasks

Remember to water according to plant needs. Vegetables and newly established plants require more frequent watering than established lawns …


Cistern Bed Planting

I’d like to give a big shout out to the Master Gardener Volunteers! They have put a lot of …


Vegetables and Summer’s Heat

As temperatures rise, we start to see a common problem in the vegetable garden. You may notice that your …

The fruits of hard labor ripen on the vines of the Agroecology Education Farm.

Plan Now for Fall Harvest

The summer heat and humidity often cause our gardens to languish but it doesn’t need to be that way. …


The Tomato Challenge

~Charlotte Glen~ If you have had little success with tomatoes don’t take it personally. Tomatoes are tough to grow in …

Kate HoltCounty Extension Support Specialist, Agriculture

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