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Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

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Spring Has Sprung! Let's Garden!

Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising- this is all means that Spring is finally here! While …

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#Plants Do That

A new series of infographics created by the National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH) highlights the importance of landscape …

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The Bees of North Carolina

Congratulations to Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt & Hannah Levenson for this excellent new book, available as a hardcopy for purchase …

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First and Last Frost Dates

Managing frost in the garden Calculate average first & last frost dates NC’s First Frost and Freeze Climatology Follow the links above …

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Have a Gardening Question?

If you’re a North Carolina resident with a question about your garden, lawn, or landscape we can help. Submit …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

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Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

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Appendix G. Permaculture Design

This Permaculture Appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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Tools to Make the Cut

This second in a series on pruning offers tips on selecting the right tool for …

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Before the Cut

This first of four publications in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series introduces basic pruning …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

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Stem Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet discusses blueberry stem blight, the primary disease limiting establishment of …

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Twig Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet describes twig blight, a fungal disease that causes dieback in …

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15. Tree Fruit and Nuts

This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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