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November Gardening Tips

November is now upon us which means soon our minds may be more on preparing for the holiday season, …

Orange Zinnia Flowers

October Gardening Tips

Now that fall weather is upon us, October a great time to enjoy working in your gardens and landscapes. …

Dealing With Pesky Fire Ants

It has been nice to have a few cooler, fall-like days over the past week. We usually see fire …

muscadine grapes

Grape Season Is Here!

Late summer into early fall is when grapes begin to ripen around Eastern North Carolina. In Wayne County, we …

Air Layering Demonstration

Propagating Houseplants

Propagating houseplants can be a fun and easy way to have more plants or share plants with family and …

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August Gardening Tips

Lawn Late summer is the most effective time to control fire ants with baits. Treat lawns for grubs only if you …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Spring dead spot stand symptoms.

Spring Dead Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of spring dead spot.

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regional turfgrass map

9. Lawns

This lawns chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews installation and care of turfgrass as …

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Brown patch.

Brown Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of brown patch.

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Anthracnose stand symptoms

Anthracnose in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of anthracnose.

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Algae in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of algae.

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Overcoming Seed Dormancy: Trees and Shrubs

Seed dormancy is nature's way of setting a time clock that allows seeds to initiate …

For square spacing, the distance between plants within rows (X)

Selection and Use of Stress-Tolerant Bedding Plants for the Landscape

Each of us are subjected to stresses and pressures every day in our home, work, …

Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees

Every nurseryman should know how to prune trees and the reason for the various pruning …