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Gardening 101 Class Series

For those who are relatively new to gardening and interested in learning useful tips, tricks, and best practices, we …

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ECA Rutherford County Scholarship

IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE February 22, 2021 Tracy Davis, Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences | 828-287-6010 tracy_davis@ncsu.edu ECA County Scholarship Applications Available …

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2021 North Carolina ECA Scholarship

Rutherford County Extension & Community Association (ECA) is proud to announce their 2021 scholarships. High school seniors, full-time college …

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NC 4-H Going Abroad?

Are you interested in learning more about the NC 4-H Outbound Exchange Program? NC 4-H has opportunities for current …

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Recursos Sobre Jardinería

Quiere aprender más sobre jardinería o quiere hacerse miembro en un jardín comunitario? Los enlaces que siguen tienen mucha información sobre el tema e …

Hurricane Season Adds More Stress

Families are managing a lot of stress with hurricane season compounded by COVID-19 health concerns. The Hope4NC Helpline (1-855-587-3463) is a …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

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Preparing the land.

Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Figure 1. Boundaries between North Carolina regions.

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21
Cistern, overflow, pump, faucet and gutter beside house

Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2/24/21Urban Waterways
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …