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Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Eating Fresh, Local, Produce. Dr. Alice Ammerman, professor in the Gillings School’s Department of Nutrition has recently …

Dune Repair Workshop

A dune repair workshop will be offered by North Carolina Sea Grant, NC Division of Coastal Management, and the …

January 2019 Tips and Tasks

TIPS AND TASKS January is the perfect time to begin a garden journal. Include tasks and information like copies …

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Holiday Reminders

Keep your Christmas tree in tip-top shape by following these basic rules: Choose a tree that has pliable green needles …

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December Tips and Tasks

Garden If you are planning on making new garden beds, or expanding current ones, why not do it now …

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Caring For Holiday Plants

While the Christmas tree may be the plant most commonly associated with the holidays, flowers like poinsettias, Christmas cactus, …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …