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2019 4-H Summer Fun Flyer

4-H Summer Fun 2019

Martin County 4-H Summer Fun 2019 will be kicking off soon! 4-H Summer programming provides safe, supervised, educational opportunities …

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What Is Soil?

Many well-meaning gardeners plug away applying herbicide after herbicide on a relentless crop of weeds, or vegetable gardeners diligently …

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Planning the Perfect Garden

The cool weather has finally subsided and many of you may just be getting out and thinking about your …

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Plant Selection for Infiltrating Wet Ponds in North Carolina

This publication provides plant recommendations for infiltrating wet ponds constructed in areas with sandy soils. …

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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

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Managing Lawns and Gardens to Protect Water Quality

The purposes of this factsheet are to identify several major pollutants that often originate in …

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Swale Terminology for Urban Stormwater Treatment

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Questions to Ask When Purchasing Water Treatment Equipment

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Waste Analysis

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