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Gardening In the
Albemarle

New to the area? New to gardening? Join the local Extension office for this 5-week gardening course that begins September 20th, 3:30pm to 5:30pm in Edenton. Topics include southern lawns, regional plant selections, growing edibles at home, and more. The course is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call (252) 482-6585.

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Callicarpa-americana--Forest-and-Kim-Starr--CC-BY

Gardening In the
Albemarle

New to the area? New to gardening? Join the local Extension office for this 5-week gardening course that begins September 20th, 3:30pm to 5:30pm in Edenton. Topics include southern lawns, regional plant selections, growing edibles at home, and more. The course is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call (252) 482-6585.

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

2016 Perquimans County 4-H Summer Ventures

Looking for fun, hands-on learning opportunities for your kids this summer?  Well look no further.  Click on the attachment to see what classes are being offered this summer.  Our classes range from cooking MORE »

Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Butterflies in Your Backyard popular

New and improved and even better than before. “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and  re-released with a beautiful new cover.  Available for free online  (PDF version linked), it has wonderful information on North MORE » – from   Gardening

Farmland

Most Americans have never stepped foot on a farm or ranch or even talked to the people who grow and raise the food we eat.  FARMLAND will take an intimate look at the MORE »

4-H Wreath Fundraiser

It is that time of year again! Be sure to order one of these beautiful wreaths to get you in the holiday spirit this season. All proceeds help support Perquimans County 4-H. Call MORE »

2015 Summer 4-H Newsletter

Please take a look at our 2015 Summer 4-H Newsletter! You will not want to miss reading about all of the wonderful things our Perquimans County 4-H’ers have been doing! Also, mark your calendars MORE »

2015 Fun With Science Summer Program

Come have fun in this four day program for students interested in science.  The program will include information and hands-on experiments related to the science of light and radiation.  This is an in-depth science program and will MORE »

2015 Perquimans County 4-H Summer Ventures

Looking for fun, hands-on learning opportunities for your kids this summer?  Well look no further.  Click on the attachment to see what classes are being offered this summer.  Our classes range from cooking MORE »

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Master Gardener Fall Plant SaleSat Oct 1, 2016
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 17 hours away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 4, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 4 days away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 4, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 4 days away
Extension Master Gardener Meeting & Advanced TrainingTue Oct 11, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 weeks away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 11, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 weeks away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 11, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 weeks away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 18, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 3 weeks away
Gardening in the AlbemarleTue Oct 18, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 3 weeks away
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