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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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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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2018 Successful Gardener Workshops

The 2018 Successful Gardener Workshop Schedule is hot off the press! Call our office for more details or to register …

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Backyard Fruits Workshop

Extension’s Successful Gardener workshops are starting on Tuesday, February 6 with a great topic, Backyard Fruits: A How-To Workshop. …

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Introduction to Beekeeping

If you’ve been thinking about adding some beehives to your property, you don’t want to miss the upcoming Introduction …

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Pesticide Recertification Classes Offered

Commercial & Private Pesticide Applicators Pesticide Recertification Classes for 2018 February 27, 2018 10:00 – 12:00 Category: ABGHIKLMNOTDX – 2 hours credit 1:00 – …

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Time to Control Winter Weeds

The lawn is sleeping now but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things going on out there. Winter weeds are …

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2018 Small Fruit Plant Sale

N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Small Fruit Plant Sale starts January 2nd and continues through the months of January and February. …

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Managing Fire Ants Workshop

Fire ants have arrived in Burke County and have set up housekeeping in area lawns, pastures, fields and roadsides. …

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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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