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Overgrown areas are prime habitat for snakes, which can bite pets.

Pet Safety in the Garden

Many of us who are fortunate to have a home garden also have a furry companion or two that …

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Bark Damage on Trees

Grass is greening up, and the mowing season is here. You may have already mowed your lawn. Sometimes in …

Firewise Principles for the Home Landscape

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Location: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center 120 Hospital Ave NE Suite #1, Lenoir, NC …

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Get Your Live Christmas Tree!

It is great to live in Caldwell County. We are close to the mountains, there are several lakes we …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

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Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

This factsheet offers instructions for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen dishes, utensils, and cooking implements after …

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A Low-Cost Plastic Bottle and Jug Baler

This publication shows how to build a simple, economical bale press and gives instructions on …

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

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IV. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Policies

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines covers policies of the …

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Protecting and Retaining Trees: A Guide for Municipalities and Counties in North Carolina

Learn how communities across North Carolina can protect and retain trees. This guide is based …


Developing Successful Tree Ordinances

This publication discusses how communities use tree ordinances as tools to protect trees, preserve green …

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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …