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Grow a Fall Vegetable Garden

The vegetable garden might be looking a little worse for wear by now but, there’s still plenty of growing …

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Millipede or Centipede?

Hot Weather Visitors Hot weather brings a variety of problems to the homeowner and gardener and one of these problems …

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Pest Watch - Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (White), is an invasive planthopper that was first detected in the United States in Berks …

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Trees & Utilities

This new North Carolina Urban Forest Council publication by NC State University’s Dr. Barb Fair is a wonderful resource …

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Wilted Crops After Torrential Rain

Calls have been “flooding” the Extension office following last week’s torrential rainfall. The questions are always the same, “what’s …

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Peonies for the Home Landscape

Peonies are long-lived, perennial flowers that produce large flowers in the spring. Colors include black, …

Dahlias for the Home Landscape

Dahlias, are a popular addition to the landscape because they have a wide height range …

Roses for North Carolina

Sooner or later most home gardeners think about growing roses. Landscape uses are quite varied …

Summer and Fall Flowering Bulbs for the Landscape

Summer and fall flowering bulbs provide another dimension to gardening. They add beauty and interest …

Hints for Fall-Planted Spring and Early Summer Flowering Bulbs

This publication offers guidelines on planning a garden and buying bulbs, as well as planting …

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Nutrients are available based on soil pH.

A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

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Qualifiers for Quagmires: Landscape Plants for Wet Sites

Wet, poorly drained soils present one the most difficult challenges for growing plants in the …