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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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Yadkin Pesticide Collection Day

Safely dispose of any unwanted pesticides for FREE through the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Yadkin County and the N.C. …

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Fall Is the Time to Lime

Lime is soil input that most North Carolina gardeners will use at some point. Many see an increase in …

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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 …

Bryce Lane

Introduction to Plant Identification

The Path to Successful Gardening Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston …

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12. Native Plants

This native plants chapter of the Extension Gardener Handbook defines the term native, why gardeners …

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11. Woody Ornamentals

This woody ornamentals chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews the types of vines, shrubs, …

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6. Weeds

This weeds chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses weed life cycles, how to properly …

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5. Diseases and Disorders

This diseases and disorders chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses how to keep plants …

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White Grubs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of white grubs and addresses how to control them as …

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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

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Preemergence Herbicides for Herbaceous Ornamentals

This table presents information on preemergence herbicides for herbaceous ornamentals.

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Controlling Bamboo in Landscape Plantings

There are many species of bamboo sold in the nursery trade, some more invasive than …

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