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Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers

Since 1979, North Carolina Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers (EMGVs) have been leaders in this internationally acclaimed program, guiding homeowners in making environmentally sound decisions in their landscapes. Trained by North Carolina State University faculty and staff, EMGVs provide research-based information about gardening and environmental stewardship to individuals and communities across the state. EMGVs engage the community through education and outreach on a wide variety of subjects and through a broad spectrum of projects, all designed to maximize their impact.

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Storm Damaged Trees

One of the most common but overlooked structural problems in trees is the development of codominant trunks. Codominant trunks …

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

The Coastal Environmental Partnership has announced the following dates for it’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Carteret County: Saturday, September …

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Animal Damage to Watermelons

Linking fruit or vegetable damage to a specific animal can be tricky, unless you have video of the animal …

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Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Around 1979, while a senior studying horticulture at the University of Tennessee, I transplanted several small winged euonymus (Euonymus …