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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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#Plants Do That

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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Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

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Greenhouse Weed Control

This publication discusses a number of options that are available to the greenhouse manager for …

Yellow tuft.

Yellow Tuft in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow tuft.

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Yellow patch stand symptoms.

Yellow Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow patch.

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Take-all root rot on an ultradwarf bermudagrass putting green.

Take-All Root Rot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of take-all root rot in turf.

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Summer patch.

Summer Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of summer patch.

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Spring dead spot stand symptoms.

Spring Dead Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of spring dead spot.

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Slime mold stand symptoms

Slime Mold in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of slime mold.

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Rust

Rust in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of rust.

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