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At Your Door Step

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and health challenges faced by …

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Maintaining This Summer's Bounty

Summer brings an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. Remember these tips when purchasing produce at the grocery store, …

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Seasonal Produce: Tomatoes

Nothing says summer quite like juicy, vine-ripened tomatoes still warm from the sun. Native to South America, tomatoes are …

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Murder Hornet or Not?

The folks in NC State University’s Entomology Program have put together a visual comparison guide for insects that might …

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Consumer Soil Samples

Beginning 4/27, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is again collecting and testing consumer (lawn and garden) soil …

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Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

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Always Start With the Soil

The soil is arguably the most valuable and misunderstood resource on our farms and property. Give back to the …

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2020 Master Gardener Course Delayed

The Master Gardener℠ course for 2020 has been postponed until later this year, interest pending. The course usually runs weekly …

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8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

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Kale

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

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2020 Top Performing Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass Cultivars Across the Transition Zone and North Carolina

This factsheet offers information on the top performing tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass turf cultivars …

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Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

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Glossary

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

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

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Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …

Figure 1. Euonymus bush infested with euonymus scale.

Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note discusses how to identify and manage common armored scale insects that …