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Holiday Tree Alternatives

Tree Alternatives for the Holidays! This year’s supply chain disruptions threaten to turn even the annual hunt for a holiday …

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NCDA&CS Soil Test Form for Gardeners

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Soil Test Form for Gardeners. Download the form —– —– —– Soil Testing NCDA&CS Soils Lab …

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Wildlife Friendly Landscapes

Visit this new portal for information on Wildlife Friendly Landscapes. You’ll find information on: Why landscape for wildlife How to make …

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Check Your Dirt NC!

This informative survey is for gardeners in North Carolina who want to: Learn about the types and sources of soil …

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Raising Earthworms Successfully

“Raising Earthworms Successfully” This NC State Extension publication by Rhonda Sherman is geared primarily at commercial production but the sections …

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Why Do Those Leaves Change Color?

Fall is here and that means fall festivals, cooler temperatures, and yes, the colorful leaf change from green to …

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