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Pi Alpha Xi Plant Sale

The annual Pi Alpha Xi Fall Plant Sale is this weekend! There is a pre-sale on Friday (tomorrow!) from 5-6 p.m.. There is …

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Let Your Houseplants Rest

Many of us grow houseplants and they’re a great accessory to any home décor. They also give us a …

America's Christmas Flower

What would Joel Poinsett think if he could see the modern day poinsettia? He discovered the poinsettia growing wild …

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Fall Vegetables Are Easy

A fall vegetable crop is like the icing on top of the cake. The cake is good by itself …

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This factsheet discusses the identification and management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor, a fungal …

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This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

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Food Garden Design

This publication, chapter 4 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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12. Native Plants

This native plants chapter of the Extension Gardener Handbook defines the term native, why gardeners …

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15. Tree Fruit and Nuts

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

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Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

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