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Wildlife Friendly Landscapes

Visit this new portal for information on Wildlife Friendly Landscapes. You’ll find information on: Why landscape for wildlife How to make …

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Check Your Dirt NC!

This informative survey is for gardeners in North Carolina who want to: Learn about the types and sources of soil …

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Raising Earthworms Successfully

“Raising Earthworms Successfully” This NC State Extension publication by Rhonda Sherman is geared primarily at commercial production but the sections …

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July and August Spider Mite Time

Over the past few weeks several calls have been received asking about damage to Dwarf Alberta Spruce and Leyland …

Landscape Management Calendar

Landscape Management Calendar

The NC State Landscape Management Calendar poster is now available from NC State. Written by Dr. Barbara Fair, Dr. …

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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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Butterflies in Your Backyard

“Butterflies in Your Backyard” is available for free online (PDF version linked), it has wonderful information on North Carolina butterflies and …

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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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Planting Dates

When is the proper time to start planting one’s garden? First, take a scientific approach and trust the information …

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Using the NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Service Marks and Logo

The appropriate uses of the North Carolina Extension Master Gardener name and emblem are covered …

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Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook

Community gardens have been part of the American landscape since the mid-1700s. Today, community gardens …

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Troubleshooting

This publication, chapter 13 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Beyond the Garden Gate

This publication, chapter 12 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Funding and Resources

This publication, chapter 11 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Food Safety and Garden Health

This publication, chapter 10 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Growing Food

This publication, chapter 9 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Soil, Plots, and Planters

This publication, chapter 8 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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