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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

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NC Tree Identification

Trees of North Carolina A Free, On-Line Plant Identification tool Featuring native and naturalized trees of North Carolina. Includes images of bark, twigs, …

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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

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Certify Your Pollinator Garden

The Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Register your pollinator-friendly garden, large or small. Even a container garden can serve pollinators. Million Pollinator Gardens Pollinator …

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Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

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2021 Pest Control for Professional Turfgrass Managers

This annual guide supplies information concerning pesticides that can be used for controlling pests in …

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Preemergence Herbicide Efficacy in Nurseries and Landscape Plantings

Preemergence herbicide efficacy summary chart, Ranking the efficacy of preemergence herbicides on most weeds of …

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Preemergence Herbicide Efficacy

A table of efficacy rankings for preemergence herbicides labeled for use in nursery crops and/or …

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4. Insects

This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

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3. Botany

This Botany Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses plant taxonomy or how to name …

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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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