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The OBX Living Series

March 1, 2019: Save the date for the release of The OBX Living Series! The OBX Living Series, a program …

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Holiday Centerpieces On Sale Now!

As thoughts turn toward the holiday season, Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Dare County are gearing up for their …

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2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Master Gardener℠ volunteer program ofDare County. No formal training is necessary to …

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New Ag Tech in Dare County

We are happy to announce Amy Jordan as our new Agricultural Technician Program Assistant. She is a recent transplant …

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Hurricane Preparedness

A good rule of thumb with any potential disaster is to hope for the best, but plan for the …

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20. Wildlife

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This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

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This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of caterpillars that feed on trees …

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17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

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This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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