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Gardening Conference Registration Now Open!

June 7 – 9, 2018 Greenville Convention Center 303 Greenville Blvd SW Greenville, NC 27834 The North Carolina Extension Master Gardenersm Volunteer Association (NCEMGVA) invites you to …

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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

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Not All Bees Are Bad Bees

Not all bees live in hives like honeybees. In fact , of all the bee species, over 90% are …

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Time for Bagworm Patrol

Bagworms look exactly like they sound. They spend much of their life as worms living in bags. They are …

Fall Pruning

Fall is here and for some reason people love to prune in the fall. Let’s talk about that! Fall …

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Stinkbugs Invade Burke County

If stinkbugs were a crop, Burke County would certainly have an abundant harvest this fall. They are everywhere, in …

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40 Years of Horticulture With Bryce Lane

Celebrate Extension’s 100th Anniversary with Bryce Lane, two-time Emmy Award winning television personality, retired Horticulture Instructor, NC State, and …

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Commercial Luffa Sponge Gourd Production

Luffa are tropical, vining plants that produce large fruits similar to cucumbers. When young and …

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Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners

An introduction to soil acidity and liming for farmers and gardeners to increase crop income …

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14. Small Fruits

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

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Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs

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

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13. Propagation

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

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Orangestriped Oakworm

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