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Alamance County 4-H Clubs

Check out our 4-H clubs in Alamance County this year. There is definitely something for everyone! 4-H Reps Lucky Leaf 4-H Elon …

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Healthy Heart, Healthy You

Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of both men and women in the U.S., but there are many ways …

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September 2020 Alamance Gardener

It’s September and the 10th Annual Master Gardener℠ Volunteers of Alamance County Fall Plant Sale is not the only …

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COVID-19 Office Update 5.26.20

**COVID-19 UPDATE** We are continuing to serve you during this time and have entered our next phase which includes …

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Living for 4-H Fridays!

Join Alamance and Guilford County 4-H every Friday, from April 10 to June 5, 2020, for “Living for 4-H …

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Alamance Gardener - April 2020

These may be interesting times, but there’s still plenty to do and learn while staying at home. Maybe get …

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New Virtual College Tours

Hi 4-H friends, I know that many things are being canceled and postponed during the COVID-19 pandemic, including college tours. …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

1 week ago

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

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

2 weeks ago
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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

3 weeks ago

Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

3 weeks ago
Preparing the land.

Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

3/31/21
Figure 1. Boundaries between North Carolina regions.

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

3/10/21
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21
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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

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

2/24/21Urban Waterways