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Five Blueberry Facts

5 Fun Facts Blueberries provide year-round beauty in the landscape as well as nutritious, delicious fruit. They are native to …

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National Pollinators Month

National Pollinators Month in June encourages the planting of pollinator gardens with native, non-invasive pollen and nectar-producing plants. When …

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Summer 2021 Newsletter

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Stokes County has some exciting news, events, and programs coming up this summer. Check out our …

Butternut squash in flower

Butternut Squash

Historically, breeders focused on the needs of commercial farmers to maximize the number of squash per plant, the size …

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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Centipedegrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This calendar provides detailed information for the proper care of centipedegrass.

Tall Fescue, Hard (Fine) Fescue, and Kentucky Bluegrass Home Lawn Calendar

Recommended maintenance practices for a lawn that consists of a blend of tall fescue, hard …

Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass Home Lawn Calendar

Recommended maintenance practices for a lawn that consists of a blend of tall fescue and …

Algae and Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of algae and moss in the turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing …

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Water Quality and Professional Lawn Care

Lawns are ecosystems that impact surface and groundwater systems. The grasses found in lawns clean …

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Disease and Insect Management in the Home Orchard

Homeowners who grow fruit in backyards or small orchards find that disease and insect pests …

Bermudagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

The following management practices will help you care for your lawn throughout the year. Location, …