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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

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

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White Grubs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of white grubs and addresses how to control them as …

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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

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Preemergence Herbicides for Herbaceous Ornamentals

This table presents information on preemergence herbicides for herbaceous ornamentals.

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Controlling Bamboo in Landscape Plantings

There are many species of bamboo sold in the nursery trade, some more invasive than …

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Herbicide Dose Calculations for Landscape "Islands"

This chart presents the grams of herbicide needed for circular landscape beds of various diameters.

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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Envoy Plus (clethodim)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Envoy Plus (clethodim).

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …