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All About Poinsettias

Everything you want to know about Poinsettias How to choose the right poinsettia for you? Decorating with poinsettias Growing poinsettias in the …

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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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When No One Is Looking

“The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is looking.” That quote has …

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Investing in Our Community

Something I love about 4-H is the opportunity to work alongside other community agencies! Agencies that work together, that …

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Tricks for a Beautiful Lawn

Summer time is here and some of you are still wondering how to make your yards as beautiful as …

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Not Just Rabbit Food

Finally! The days are longer and the weather is beginning to warm up! Spring is right around the corner. …

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Composting for a Greener Tomorrow

As the Earth’s population increases, there are many concerns that arise. We are constantly told about the looming dangers …

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“H“ is for Heart

I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service and my …

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Sprouting Seeds for Spring

As the days are getting longer and the nights are getting warmer, I know all of you are getting …

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February Beef Cattle Management Calendar

February Beef Cattle Management Calendar Seeding: Legumes can drastically improve quality and quantity of forage. An electric seeder on a four …

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Dig in March 8, Raleigh, NC

Fifth Annual Community Garden and Urban Ag Summit, March 8th, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Marbles Museum, Raleigh, NC Click on the image for all …

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