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Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh

The Christmas tree is one of the highlights of the holiday season. North Carolina produces over 4 million Christmas …

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Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

Plan Now for a Larger Pecan Harvest

How is your pecan tree really doing, asks Duplin County Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agent Tom Hroza. At this time of …

Do You Have Peach Tree Borers?

Does your ornamental or fruit tree trunk occasionally weep a ‘jelly’ like substance? If so, it is time to …

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Houseplant Care Is Meeting Focus

Recently, Stanford-Duplin Extension and Community Association members learn how to rejuvenate stressed houseplants. Duplin Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agent Tom …

Tip for Sowing Small Seeds

Gardening can be made easier by doing some of the work indoors first, especially when dealing with small seeds. “One …

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Organizing a Community Recycling Program

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This factsheet summarizes the advantages and challenges of deconstructing old buildings and reusing the materials. …

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This factsheet provides information on how hotels and motels can reduce waste and use recycling …

Before You Recycle, Choose to Reuse

This publication for individuals and groups describes how to reduce waste by reusing materials, including …

Managing Construction and Demolition Debris

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