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Do's and Don'ts of Canning

Summer is around the corner which means the garden’s bounty is soon to follow. If you are interested in …

Organic Lawn Care

New Organic Lawn Care Guide

We have posted a new “Organic Lawn Care Guide” publication. Natural or “organic” methods of lawn care can provide …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

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Septic System Owner's Guide

If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Guiding Your Young Children

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Plan Before You Plant

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