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Don't Plant Too Early!

Even if the weather is warm in late March and early April, we can still have frost for a …

asparagus sprigs growing in a garden

Grow Some Asparagus in Your Garden!

Asparagus has been a favorite garden vegetable for more than 2,000 years. Originating from eastern Mediterranean countries and Africa, …

row of fruit trees with guards around the trunks

Winter Fruit Tree Care

During the winter months, home orchard owners need to protect their fruit trees from rabbits and voles. Rabbits and …

blueberries in containers

Prune Blueberries in February

Blueberries are one of the most maintenance free of all the small fruits that can be grown by home …

red poinsettias

December Is Poinsettia Month

Many homes in the area will have one or more poinsettias in residence for the holiday season. This holiday …

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NC FarmLink

NC FarmLink was recently featured in Tobacco Farm Quarterly. In the article, found on page 18, journalist, Lara Ivanitch …

wagon with hay bales and pumpkins

Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

Every year in the fall, many of us will go on a search for that perfect pumpkin. It could …

bright red berries on winterberry shrub

Dinner - for the Birds

Southern gardeners have long been known for their generosity in making sure that our feathered friends have ample food …

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Figure 1. Life cycle of the azalea lace bug.

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. Adult moth of the azalea leafminer.

Azalea Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the azalea leafminer.

14 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. Bees in turf.

Bees in Turf

This Entomology Insect Note describes the control of bees in turfgrasses.

Uvas de racimo en el huerto de la casa

Las uvas son agradables golosinas de verano que se pueden consumir frescas o en forma …

Uvas muscadinias en el huerto de la casa

Las uvas muscadinias están bien adaptadas a la llanura costera de Carolina del Norte, donde …

Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

Figure 1. Adults and eggs of the southern red mite.

Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the southern red mite and …