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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

Roses in Bloom

Time to Prune Roses

When the forsythia’s start to bloom it is time to prune roses. Learn how from Minda Daughtry, Lee County …

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Garden Calendars

Checkout the NC State Vegetable Planting Calendars and Garden Maintenance Calendars linked from the the Gardening …

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Plants Do That Inside

Indoor plants where we live, learn, heal and work have far-reaching positive effects on our well-being and indoor environment, …

Last Call for Blueberry Pruning

The timing for blueberry pruning is almost over. The recommended period is from November through March. Our unusually cold …

Time to Prune

Pruning is a major topic of discussion this time of year. Pruning is a gardening practice that is frequently …

Be Kind to Pollinators

I recently attended a conference on pollinators. Most of us are aware that our food depends on pollination and …

Preparing for Bluebirds

Ken Kernodle awed the audience at Cunningham Research Station on February 20 with his detailed tips on getting bluebirds …

Extravagant Recyclers

Are you a conscientious recycler? There are some amazing local creatures that are champion recyclers. This large dung beetle measuring …

Plants and Cold Temperatures

Most of Eastern NC lies within USDA hardiness zone 8a, which has an expected average minimum temperatures of 10 to …

December Gardening

Gardening in the south can be challenging with unpredictable weather and lots of pests. Hot summer temperatures can be …

Mistletoe

Decorating with natural materials has long been a tradition. The festive touches of fresh green plant stems, berries and …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Figure 4. Formica subsericea.

Formica Ants in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of formica ants, an insect pest …

Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

This Entomology Insect Note offers tips for baiting ants in an around homes.

3 days agoHousehold Pests
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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Vertebrate Pest Control

This publication, part of the 2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and …

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Pesticide Use and Safety Information

This publication, part of the 2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and …

6 days ago
Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …

Herbaceous Plants for Wildlife

This publication describes methods for maintaining and establishing herbaceous plants as valuable sources of food …

1 week agoWorking with Wildlife
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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

1 week agoGrow It, Eat It