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A new series of infographics created by the National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH) highlights the importance of landscape …

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The Bees of North Carolina

Congratulations to Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt & Hannah Levenson for this excellent new book, available as a hardcopy for purchase …

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First and Last Frost Dates

Managing frost in the garden Calculate average first & last frost dates NC’s First Frost and Freeze Climatology Follow the links above …

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Have a Gardening Question?

If you’re a North Carolina resident with a question about your garden, lawn, or landscape we can help. Submit …

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Trees & Utilities

This new North Carolina Urban Forest Council publication by NC State University’s Dr. Barb Fair is a wonderful resource …

Hardening Off Tender Plants

Most experienced gardeners recommend “hardening off” transplants to friends and family. Unfortunately, the response is often a long blank …

Hardening Off Tender Plants

Most experienced gardeners recommend “hardening off” transplants to friends and family. Unfortunately, the response is often a long blank …

Helping Honey Bees

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

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Glossary

The glossary for the Extension Master Gardener Handbook defines terms that are found in the …

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