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2018 4-H Summer Fun

4-H Summer Fun is a collection of fun educational workshops and hand-on activities planned especially for Johnston County youth. …

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Spend a Week at Camp

Johnston County 4-H will be taking a group of youth ages 8 – 14 to the Eastern Center 4-H …

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Plants, Bees, and Horticulture, Oh My

There are SEVERAL great opportunities for youth coming up related to plants, honeybees, conservation, etc. 1. NC 4-H Beekeeping Essay: …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

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Home Composting with Earthworms

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

3/30/18

Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont

This publication offers a guide to growing edible plants year-round in containers. Includes planting and …

3/29/18

Residential and Industrial Pests

How to manage pesticides to control residential and industrial insects, diseases, and other pests in …