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Master Gardener Volunteers Joy Barlow (left) and Sharon Poindexter (right) teach one of the various Master Gardener classes offered.

Upcoming Gardening Workshops

Spring fever motivates many of us to grab our gloves and get gardening. Contrary to popular belief, though, spring …

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Historical graph of sod producers reporting excellent supply

2019 Sod Producers’ Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

lady beetle larva

8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

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White-Tailed Deer

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the white-tailed …

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Figure 1. Songbird box.

Building Songbird Boxes

This publication discusses how to successfully build, install and maintain nest boxes for songbirds.

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Pickerel frog in shallow pool.

Pools for Amphibians

This publication describes the habitat, food and water habits, cover and home range of a …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …