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Minda Daughtry

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Lee County Centerminda_daughtry@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 2420 Tramway Rd
Sanford, NC 27332
Mailing Address: 2420 Tramway Rd
Sanford, NC 27332

Job Description Commercial Horticulture: Small Fruits, Tree Fruits, Vegetables Consumer Horticulture Community Gardening Master Gardener Volunteers

Recent Posts by Minda Daughtry

Applying fertilizer

Understanding Plant Nutrition

“Put-It-To-It” is not the best fertilizer plan for our gardens. I often hear that phrase from folks who apply …

Houseplants

Indoor Plant Lighting

Plants provide many benefits to all of us—from appealing artistry to health, hopefully both. However, planning for enough light …

Milkweed bugs on Milkweed

Milkweed Bug

The bond between monarch butterflies and milkweed plants is a good story. Monarchs cannot survive without milkweed. Monarch caterpillars …

Fall Armyworm

Fall Armyworms Invade!

In late summer, almost every year, caterpillars invade turfgrass throughout the south as they move northward from their southern …

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Fall Garden

Heat lovers like tomatoes and eggplants are coming off the bushes in droves and it’s time to begin thinking …

Heat Damaged Tomatoes

Hot Summer Days

Hot summer days and excessively dry conditions are two challenges for gardeners as well as for our plants. When …

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