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Helping Honey Bees

Honey bees have been managed by man for hundreds of years, and we are still learning how to care …

What Tree Should Be Planted?

The assignment was to find the best choice for a new planting of trees. The site evaluation included above- …

Winter Weeds in the Lawn

The months of February, March, and April each year include many contacts by local residents expressing concern about weeds …

Spring Fever

Spring is right around the corner and many gardeners are anxious to get their fingers in the soil. Here …

Is It Oregano?

Oregano is a common culinary and medicinal herb from the mint family (Lamiaceae). It has been used in medicine …

Chain Saw Safety Class Offered

There is currently national concern about chain saw safety, especially since the recent disasters. Cleanup after a storm often …

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 …

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Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes and addresses how to control them in turf.

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Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes in turfgrasses.

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Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

Figure 1. The computation of greenhouse volumes

Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables

This publication includes a key to identifying insects that can affect vegetable production. Asparagus, beans …

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Figure 1 A-F, line drawings of winged insects

Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs

This publications contains detailed drawings and descriptions to aid in identifying pests and insects of …

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Zoysiagrass Mites

This publication discusses the biology and control of zoysiagrass mites, occasional pests of turfgrass in …

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Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Twolined spittlebug

Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twolined spittlebug, an insect …

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