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Horticulture Science Summer Institute

Please pass on to young people who might be interested as well as teachers and parents. Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 6-11, 2014 High …

Pumpkin Seeds

Many people are interested in how to roast pumpkin seeds during the fall months. Drying and roasting pumpkin seeds …

Turnoff Week 2008

Every day, children ages eight to 18 spend more than six hours watching TV, playing video games or using …

Tips for Buying Gift Cards

The gift card market is growing rapidly. You will probably give or get one this holiday season. Gift cards …

Caring for Textile Heirlooms

Heirloom coverlets, quilts, afghans, blankets and linens need special care. Don't lock them away in attic trunks—use them. Extreme …

Pantry Pests

If you have ever had bugs in the cornmeal and flour in your kitchen, you know how aggravating they …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

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This publication discusses the National Flood Insurance Program, as well as a flood insurance policies …

Home Composting with Earthworms

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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. …

3/30/18

Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont

This publication offers a guide to growing edible plants year-round in containers. Includes planting and …

3/29/18