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Fencing Deer From the Garden

Gardeners often consider deer to be a major hindrance in growing plants because they browse on young tender plant …

Gardening With Deer

Deer are described as beautiful, graceful, plentiful and tasty. Others call them a pest with a big appetite. Large …

Growing Pecans

Pecans have been grown on family homesteads in North Carolina for many generations for food and profit. Today, pecans …

Landscapes Benefit From Mulch

North Carolina gardeners use many organic materials as a mulch. There are many good reasons to use mulch in …

Pumpkins Are Pleasing

More and more pumpkins have appeared as the temperatures have cooled. Pumpkins are appreciated for decorative use in the …

Flooded landscape

Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

Facts About Giant Hogweed

Giant Hogweed is getting a lot of attention and there is notable concern. The NCDA & CS Plant Industry …

Garden Fresh Tomatoes

Are you growing tomatoes this year in your garden? As I reached to pick my first ripe tomato this …

Cooperative Extension at Work

The Cooperative Extension System is a nationwide educational network that is a collaboration of federal, state and local governments …

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luffa gourds growing on a trellis

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 Oakworm

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

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