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Re-Framing Your Vertical Garden

Join Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers Amy Stidham and Amy Farley on May 6, 2021, from noon–1 p.m. for a …

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To Prune or Not to Prune?

Crape Myrtle Pruning and Training You’re driving through your neighborhood and there you see it…someone did a hacksaw job of …

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The Art of Kokedama

Create mini gardens in your home using a modern Japanese gardening method called Kokedama. On March 23, 2021, from …

Unsolicited Foreign Seeds

North Carolina residents who have received seed shipments that they did not order from China or foreign sources are …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Selecting a Lawn Maintenance Service

This publication will help you choose the correct type of lawn maintenance service for your …

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Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

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Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot in the Landscape

Many ornamental crop species (including trees, shrubs, and bedding plants) are susceptible to diseases caused …

3/19/21
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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21

Diseases of Cool-Season Grasses

This guide is designed to help identify the most troublesome diseases associated with cool-season turfgrasses. …

3/18/21

Algae and Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of algae and moss in the turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing …

3/18/21