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Video on Setting Up a Worm Bin

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage is a new video in the Homegrown From NC State Extension News series. In …

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage is an extension fact sheet that was authored by Rhonda Sherman and first published …

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Over 100 Items Can Be Composted at Home

What CAN be Composted in a Home Composting Bin? Over 100 Items! Autumn leaves, twigs, yard trimmings Grass clippings Vegetables and their …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

5 days ago

Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

This factsheet offers instructions for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen dishes, utensils, and cooking implements after …

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A Low-Cost Plastic Bottle and Jug Baler

This publication shows how to build a simple, economical bale press and gives instructions on …

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

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IV. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Policies

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines covers policies of the …

3 weeks ago
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Protecting and Retaining Trees: A Guide for Municipalities and Counties in North Carolina

Learn how communities across North Carolina can protect and retain trees. This guide is based …

6/20/19

Developing Successful Tree Ordinances

This publication discusses how communities use tree ordinances as tools to protect trees, preserve green …

6/18/19
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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

6/18/19