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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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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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Mosquito Season Is Upon Us

Along with the periods of heavy rain, heat and occasional drought of summer, we cannot ignore the mosquito. This …

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Mow Frequently - Mow High

What a difference a year makes! This time last year the lawn was barely growing and this year it …

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Burke County Farmers Markets

Burke County Farmers Market Schedule for 2018 Morganton Farmers Market 300 Beach Street Morganton, NC Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon April 28 – October …

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Hot Weather Brings Brown Patch

Damp, steamy days seem to be the norm in Burke County these days and with these weather conditions, homeowners …

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Patio Apple Trees

What would Johnny Appleseed have thought about a columnar or patio apple tree? It sure doesn’t look anything like …

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Esta publicación proporciona información sobre la planificación y el mantenimiento de un huerto casero. Los …

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Fall Armyworms in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fall armyworms and addresses how to control them as …

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Figure 2. Annual bluegrass weevil adult.

Annual Bluegrass Weevil in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the annual bluegrass weevil and addresses how to control …

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Weed Management in Annual Color Beds

Establishing and maintaining quality annual color beds requires a plan to prevent and control weeds. …

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Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide

This publication provides information about planning and maintaining a home vegetable garden. Topics include site …

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Fuller rose beetle

Fuller Rose Beetle

Fuller rose beetle is a generalist herbivore pest of many ornamental trees and shrubs. These …

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This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.