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Christmas Tree Safety

Christmas tree lots have sprung up all over town and at least every third car seems to have a …

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Time to Plant

Many folks have given up on their gardens by this time, but there’s an opportunity for some fall crops …

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2018 Drexel Community Fair

As we approach deep summer, the Drexel Community Fair is looming on the horizon. It’s time for gardeners of …

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Coyote Management Workshop

Thursday, August 23, 2018 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Burke County Agricultural Building 130 Ammons Drive Morganton, NC 28655 The NC Wildlife Resources Commission, along …

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Ant Wars

Most information about ants states that they are social creatures. I don’t care; all I know is that I …

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Is It Ripe?

Do you agonize over the bin of watermelons at the store as you try to choose a good, ripe …

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strawberry planting

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Figure 5. Dusky birch sawfly caterpillar feeding on birch.

Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of caterpillars that feed on trees …

parts of a seed

13. Propagation

This propagation chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how and why to grow new …

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Orangestriped oakworms

Orangestriped Oakworm

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and management of the orangestriped oakworm, a pest …

Commercial Luffa Sponge Gourd Production

Luffa sponge products are readily available in the cosmetic and bath section of department stores, …

Figure 4. Formica subsericea.

Formica Ants in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of formica ants, an insect pest …

Flumioxazin spray drift on knockout rose one week after treatmen

Protoporphyrinogen Oxidase (PPO) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitor herbicide injury.

Carolina false dandelion growth habit.

Carolina False Dandelion

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of carolina false dandelion.

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