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Dig Deeper With Us! "Love the Lawn"

Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Orange County are pleased to continue it’s ‘Dig Deeper with Us!’ lecture series “Love …

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BBs Barn Quilts Workshop

Create a beautiful 2’x 2′ barn quilt to display at home, business or to give as a present. Don’t …

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Pond Clinic 2019

Orange County Soil and Water announces… What: Durham and Orange Soil and Water Conservation District’s Annual Pond Clinic …

Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Eating Fresh, Local, Produce. Dr. Alice Ammerman, professor in the Gillings School’s Department of Nutrition has recently …

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Should You Have Your Water Tested?

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Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

This publication highlights potential indoor air quality concerns in homes.

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Get a Deal on Your Wheels

If you have a need to buy a car, this publication offers some tips to …

Focus on Residential Water Conservation

Most North Carolina homeowners could easily reduce their indoor water consumption by about 30 percent …

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Mites That "Bug" People

This Entomology Insect Note discusses different mite pests whose biting and bloodsucking behavior may cause …

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Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …