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Washington Park home a study in elegance, quirkiness

Set far off River Road’s traffic, on 1.73 acres of sloping, grassy lawn with banks on a small tributary of Runyon Creek, is a house ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Mums blooming a sign of fall

This week has been absolutely wonderful, the beginning of fall actually feels like fall! I can’t remember when the last time that happened — it ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension.

Train depot turned historic home offers best of southern living

Before the turn of the 20th century, the building on the corner of West Main and Washington streets welcomed visitors to Washington. A train depot ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Beacon Street to expand Moss Landing waterfront neighborhood

A little more than five years ago, the landscape between the North Carolina Estuarium and Moss Landing townhomes was a grassy, unused lot, framed to ... Read more

1 month ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

New leaf spot disease in pears?

I am seeing something on pears that I haven’t seen in the past four years since taking this position. Not that I think I have ... Read more

1 month ago by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension.

Bayview home built for the generations

BAYVIEW —  Standing on the front porch of Ruby and Larkin Little’s home at Bayview, the breeze from the wide Pamlico River whispering through the ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

What can I do about fire ants?

Going out this past weekend to work on the yard, I noticed several new fire-ant mounds that were not there last Saturday. I have four ... Read more

2 months ago by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension.

Pressure washing transforms and maintains

Crisp lines, the smell of newly sawn planks, the warm color of the wood in the daytime hours — a new porch or deck not ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

‘318 on the River’ features downtown charm, luxury and a river view

When Joe and Betsy Hester bought their home on West Main Street in Washington in February of 2017, the plan was to make it a ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

What is this worm on my azaleas?

This week’s question comes from Chocowinity. This very colorful worm (a.k.a. caterpillar) on your azaleas is an azalea caterpillar (Datana major). They are very destructive ... Read more

3 months ago by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension.

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