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Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

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Figs - the Forgotten Fruit!

If you have never tasted fresh figs then you are missing out on one of the south’s greatest summer …

Asian tiger mosquito

Wet Weather Brings Mosquitos!

Many areas of the state saw significant rainfall last week and that also means they will see a rise …

Oh Christmas Tree!

Oh Christmas Tree! Charlotte Glen, Pender County Extension Horticulture Agent Make this holiday season special by choosing to have a live …

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Figure 1. Silverfish.

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Figure 1. Springtail.

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