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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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Japanese Beetles

Well, we didn’t see many Japanese beetles last summer but we are certainly paying for it this summer. The …

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The 17-Year Cicada

The 17-year cicada is here! They started emerging from the soil about a week ago and will spend the …

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Invasion of Giant Mosquitoes

As spring progresses so do the numbers of insect pest calls in to the Extension office. It is always …

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Raised Bed Workshop

Do you want to have a vegetable garden but don’t have the space? Perhaps your knees and your back …

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Asparagus Cultivation Made Easy

One of the earliest crops of the season is asparagus and many gardeners eagerly watch for the slender green …

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Cool Season Crops Workshop 2017

Many gardeners overlook some prime growing opportunities by ignoring early and late planting times. There are many wonderful vegetables …

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This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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

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20. Wildlife

This Wildlife Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches readers to recognize the value of …

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Appendix C. Diagnostic Tables

This appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook includes tables to help gardeners identify common problems …

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This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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18. Plants Grown in Containers

This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

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