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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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Muscadine’s are Ripe and Ready! Muscadine grapes originated in the Southeastern region of the United States and as you know …

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Okra, Love it? Or Love to Hate it? Okra is either one of those vegetables that you love or you …

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Five Blueberry Facts

5 Fun Facts Blueberries provide year-round beauty in the landscape as well as nutritious, delicious fruit. They are native to …

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