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February Gardening Tips

With this recent cold weather, many of us are probably not spending much time outside in our gardens and …

Winter Color in the Garden

Just because it is winter right now does not mean that you have to do without color in your …

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6. Weeds

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Pesticide Use and Safety Information

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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

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Using the NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Service Marks and Logo

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Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide

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