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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 …

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 …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Peonies for the Home Landscape

Peonies are long-lived, perennial flowers that produce large flowers in the spring. Colors include black, …

Dahlias for the Home Landscape

Dahlias, are a popular addition to the landscape because they have a wide height range …

Roses for North Carolina

Sooner or later most home gardeners think about growing roses. Landscape uses are quite varied …

Summer and Fall Flowering Bulbs for the Landscape

Summer and fall flowering bulbs provide another dimension to gardening. They add beauty and interest …

Hints for Fall-Planted Spring and Early Summer Flowering Bulbs

This publication offers guidelines on planning a garden and buying bulbs, as well as planting …

Devrinol (napropamide)

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

Nutrients are available based on soil pH.

A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

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Qualifiers for Quagmires: Landscape Plants for Wet Sites

Wet, poorly drained soils present one the most difficult challenges for growing plants in the …