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January Gardening Tips

As the holiday season is now behind us, many of us gardeners begin to dream of warm spring days …

Seed Catalogs

Winter Gardening Chores

Winter weather is here and activity in the garden has slowed down. For gardening enthusiasts, their green thumbs might …

Christmas cactus with pink flowers

December Gardening Tips

In December our minds are probably more on preparing for the holidays than working in the garden. If you …

Pecans

It's Pecan Harvest Time!

It won’t be long before we will be planning our holiday meals. No matter how you pronounce the word …

Soil Test Box & Forms

November Gardening Tips

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

Sweet Potatoes

Harvest Time for Sweet Potatoes

The harvesting of sweet potatoes is a common sight in Eastern North Carolina now during the fall season. Sweet …

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October Gardening Tips

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

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Late Blooming Perennials

The hot, dry late summer weather can be harsh on our gardens. Many plants suffer from heat stress, too …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Selecting a Lawn Maintenance Service

This publication will help you choose the correct type of lawn maintenance service for your …

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Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

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Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot in the Landscape

Many ornamental crop species (including trees, shrubs, and bedding plants) are susceptible to diseases caused …

3/19/21
Figure 1. Southwest damage on an Asian pear trunk

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21

Diseases of Cool-Season Grasses

This guide is designed to help identify the most troublesome diseases associated with cool-season turfgrasses. …

3/18/21

Algae and Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of algae and moss in the turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing …

3/18/21