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Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and blogspot for Gardening and Landscaping Info: Twitter Facebook Pitt County Arboretum Blogspot Join us in taking the 40 Gallon Challange Go to http://www.40gallonchallenge.org to learn about and enter your home and landscape water saving techniques and help us all save water for the future. Find Horticulture Jobs: https://twitter.com/HortJobs4U 2012 Showstopper Plants: Showstoppers12flyer.pdf

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Making Pitt Fit
Community Garden

Now accepting applications for garden plots.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Tar Heel Classic
Jackpot Goat Show

The Tar Heel Classic Show will be on March 28. Entries are due by March 20.

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S.B.I. ACADEMY popular

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 »

2014 Upper Coastal Plain Station

Greenhouse Nutrition

There has been a lot of discussion about the do’s and don’ts of greenhouse fertility management. As we approach the greenhouse season, take a look at these publications from the Soil Science Department MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

2014 NC Cotton Variety Performance

Cotton variety selection is one the most important decisions affecting the grower’s bottom line. Once a variety is planted, the genetic yield potential for that particular field is set for that season. Beyond MORE » – from   Cotton

Phytogen names commercial varieties.

Phytogen has promoted 4 experimental varieties to their commercial line. The new varieties are PHY 312 WRF, PHY 444 WRF, PHY 487 WRF and PHY 552 WRF. Below is a link to the MORE » – from   Cotton

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NED 4-H Teen Retreat Hero Pack Wish List

4-H & North Carolina Operation: Military Kids Hero Family Pack Wish List for Northeast District 4-H Teen Retreat The Hero Family Pack initiative is an outreach effort of North Carolina Operation: Military Kids 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?

            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 »

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[ProNR] Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015 Today
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 8 hours ago
Planning a 4-season GardenSat Apr 4, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Schools & Recreation Bldg. Alice Keene District Park 4561 County Home Rd. Greenville, NC, To register call 252-902-1710
— 1 week away
Wildflower WorkshopMon Apr 20, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pitt County Arboretum, 403 Government Circle, Greenville, NC 27834, United States
— 4 weeks away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 month away
Least toxic pest managementSat May 2, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Schools & Recreation Bldg. Alice Keene District Park, 4561 County Home Rd., Greenville, NC, To register call 252-902-1710
— 1 month away
Pitt County Arboretum Plant SaleSat May 16, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
403 Government Cir, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
— 2 months away
Healthy soil & plantsSat May 16, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Schools & Recreation Bldg. Alice Keene District Park, 4561 County Home Rd., Greenville, NC, To register call 252-902-1710
— 2 months away
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