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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 …

Painted Rain Barrel with Fish

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 …

Canning Class

Come can with me August 18th at the Duplin County Extension Office. Whether you are an experienced canner, have …

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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Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

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Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

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Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

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How to Salvage Flood-Damaged Appliances

This publication covers items to consider when trying to salvage flood-damaged appliances.

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Snakes

This publication provides information on snakes of North Carolina-- problems, description of damage and animals, …

Residential and Industrial Pests

How to manage pesticides to control residential and industrial insects, diseases, and other pests in …