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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

21 hours ago
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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide …

22 hours agoDisaster Recovery
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Options for Backyard Stream Repair

This publication discusses strategies and techniques for stabilizing stream banks where erosion is an issue.

22 hours ago

Protecting Water Supply Springs

This factsheet provides information on spring development, protection and disinfection, and water testing.

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Producing Tree Fruit for Home Use

This publication explains how to plant and take care of fruit trees in the home …

7 days ago
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Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide …

11/14/18Local Foods
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Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

11/12/18Urban Wildlife

Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

A pump for the cistern or tank of a water-harvesting system can increase the system's …

11/5/18Urban Waterways