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Symbol of the Holidays

The passing of Thanksgiving Day marches us closer to the next big holiday……. Christmas! The season begs the question, …

Why Farming Matters

Farming has played an important role in North Carolina’s history and continues to contribute to the culture and economy …

Pumpkins

Fall Faithfuls, Winter Wishes

Pumpkins, gourds, decorative corn, and straw bales are all great ways to bring color and interest to your home …

Gardening After a Flood

Gardening is one of the most widely pursued hobbies in America and is increasingly popular in NC. For all …

Premature Blooming

Some homeowners and commercial growers have reported fruit trees and other spring flowering trees and shrubs blooming and leafing …

Household Hazardous Waste Day

When: Saturday, November 3, 2018 Time: 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Where: Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center Address: 1801 Nash Street Who: All …

Garlic

Growing Garlic

Visions of vampires aside, garlic is good for your blood. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found …

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Commercial Luffa Sponge Gourd Production

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

Japanese Maple Scale, Lopholeucaspis japonica (Cockerell), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Japanese maple scale is an exotic, armored scale insect pest of several ornamental trees and …

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Guía de Horticultura para Principiantes

Esta publicación proporciona información sobre la planificación y el mantenimiento de un huerto casero. Los …

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Figure 1. General relationship between soil pH and acidity.

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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Figure 5. Dusky birch sawfly caterpillar feeding on birch.

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 oakworms

Orangestriped Oakworm

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