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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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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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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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NC Tree Identification

Trees of North Carolina A Free, On-Line Plant Identification tool Featuring native and naturalized trees of North Carolina. Includes images of bark, twigs, …

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At Your Door Step

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and health challenges faced by …

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Plant Disease Factsheets

NC State Plant Disease and Insect Clinic Plant Disease Fact Sheets NCSU Vegetable Pathology Lab Disease Fact Sheets Disease management recommendations for …

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