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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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Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home Gardener

Herbs should be harvested when the oils responsible for flavor and aroma are at their …

Winterizing the Herb Garden

If treated properly, many herb plants will survive in the garden for a number of …

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In eastern North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops

The decisions of when to turn an irrigation system on and off for frost protection …

Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Flowers have traditionally been used in many types of cooking: European, Asian, East Indian, Victorian English, …

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Photo of Sycamore displaying scorch symptoms.

Scorch Diseases on Shade Trees

Scorch or marginal burning on leaves of shade trees is an old problem. Only in …