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Making Pitt Fit
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Now accepting applications for garden plots.

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2014 Pitt County
Master Gardener/Arboretum Plant Sale

Saturday, May 17, 2014      FLYER 403 Government Circle, Suite 2, Greenville, NC  27834 9-10 a.m.  Friends Preview Plant Sale 10 -12 Noon  Public Plant Sale 11 a.m.  Plant Swap

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Tour Themes Announced

The Pitt County Arboretum has announced it's tour themes for 2015. Tours are on the first Thursday of each month. Tours start at 10 am from September to May and at 9am during June through August. Call 252-902-1709 for more information. Registration is not required. Meet under the shelter in front of the Pitt County Agricultural Center at 403 Government Circle, Greenville, NC 27834 2015 GARDEN TOUR THEMES

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Cotton Planting Conditions – May 14, 2015

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton Planting conditions continue to be excellent. Hopefully we will get the rest of the crop in this MORE » – from   Cotton


Science. Biotechnology. Investigate. A murder mystery at 4-H Biotechnology Camp, July 7-9, 2015, NC Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC MORE »

Tar Heel Classic Jackpot Goat Show

The Tar Heel Classic Jackpot Goat Show will be March 28 at the Pitt County Fair Grounds. Classes include showmanship, market goats, breeding does and a costume class. Entries are due by March MORE »

Pitt County Cotton Variety Test

Please take time and visit the Pitt County Cotton Variety Test that features 15 varieties from various seed companies.  The Cotton Variety Test is located on Scott Farms on Hwy 11 and Futrell MORE »

What’s Killing My Centipede Lawn? popular

            Large patch is the most damaging disease of centipede lawns in eastern North Carolina. Watch for it this spring. It also occurs in St. Augustine, and zoysia. Excessive nitrogen fertility, fertilizing too MORE »

Prevent Crabgrass Now

Crabgrass is a summer annual grass that germinates in the spring in eastern North Carolina.  It competes with lawn grasses and grows faster giving the lawn a bad look before the lawn grass MORE »

Home Garden Lettuce

Lettuce is one of the most important vegetable crops grown in the United States.  On average, each person eats 25 pounds of lettuce each year.  Lettuce likes growing at cool temperatures around 60 MORE »

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