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2015 Native Plant Conference

Scholarships are available for student/ beginning professional/ K-12 educators to attend the 2015 Cullowhee Native Plant Conference, July 15-18, …

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Cucurbit Downy Mildew

A foliar, fungal like disease of cucumbers, cantaloupe, melons, squash and pumpkins, Pseudoperonospora cubensis generally arrives in North Carolina in May …

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Food Safety in the Home Garden

(Don Boekelheide CC BY – 4.0) Make sure you’re getting the best benefits of a home garden by keeping the …

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Selecting Fruit Trees

A successful orchard is no accident. Good planning, high-quality fruit selections, and intense management are required for quality output. …

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Gardening by Mail

HORTICULTURE AT HOME – Gardening by Mail Katy Shook, Area Horticulture Agent If you’re unable to visit local garden centers, you …

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Spring Garden Chores

Spring weather and spare time may encourage you to tackle those spring garden chores. If you’re thinking about what …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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Garden With Containers

Don’t let a lack of space discourage you from gardening. From patios to porches, there are lots of container …

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Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

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Planning for a Summer Garden

Thinking about starting a garden? Late April through early May is a great time to plant warm-season vegetables like …

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2021 Pest Control for Professional Turfgrass Managers

This annual guide supplies information concerning pesticides that can be used for controlling pests in …

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Preemergence Herbicide Efficacy in Nurseries and Landscape Plantings

Preemergence herbicide efficacy summary chart, Ranking the efficacy of preemergence herbicides on most weeds of …

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Preemergence Herbicide Efficacy

A table of efficacy rankings for preemergence herbicides labeled for use in nursery crops and/or …

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Different insect antennae.

4. Insects

This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

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3. Botany

This Botany Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses plant taxonomy or how to name …

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3-compartment compost bin

2. Composting

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

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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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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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