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Divide Those Daylilies!

If you haven’t divided your daylilies in the past four years, then now is the time to do so. …

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Annual Holiday Wreath Sale

Onslow County 4-H, Master Gardener volunteers, and Extension & Community Association are pleased to offer 26-inch fragrant wreaths to …

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2020 Coastal Plains Chicken Project

2020 Coastal Plains Chicken Project Are you a youth interested in raising and showing chickens? The Coastal Plains Chicken Project …

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Backyard Birding

Backyard Birding Join us at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Onslow County Center for a 2-hour workshop on Backyard Birding on …

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Onslow County Fair 2019

The Onslow County Fair is just around the corner! Check out a full listing of exhibit divisions in the …

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Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

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Composting Basics

Have you been wanting to begin composting at home, but weren’t sure how? The Composting Basics class will take …

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