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Join the Listserv

We communicate through the NC State University Therapeutic-Hort google group so if you haven’t already subscribed, please do that …

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

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Landscape Design for Wounded Warriors

NC State University Graduate Student Amy Borsay is studying Landscape Design in Horticultural Therapy Gardens geared toward Wounded Warriors. See …

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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

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Butterflies in Your Backyard

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

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Growing Food

This publication, chapter 9 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

2/2/21

Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

1/27/21
Figure 1. Wine trails of the North Carolina Piedmont Triad.

Social Relationships Between Wineries and Local Communities: Perspectives of North Carolinians from the Piedmont

This publication discusses the perspectives of locals in the North Carolina Triad with regard to …

1/27/21

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

1/22/21

Wetlands and Water Quality

This factsheet explains how wetlands type and location influence water quality, and it reviews the …