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Time to Prune Roses?

Warm January weather has made gardeners anxious to begin pruning. Pruning is very important to successfully grow many plants …

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JCRA Winter Symposium

“The Winter Garden” Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 8 a.m.–noon Visualize how to plan and plant for diversity as you bring …

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Gardening in the South

JC Raulston Symposium designed for new gardeners and gardeners new to the Triangle. Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.–noon Dr. …

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 …

Facts About Giant Hogweed

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

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

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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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20. Wildlife

This Wildlife Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches readers to recognize the value of …

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Appendix C. Diagnostic Tables

This appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook includes tables to help gardeners identify common problems …

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15. Tree Fruit and Nuts

This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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18. Plants Grown in Containers

This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

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This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

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