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FAQ: Lichens

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive at our Ask a Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Helpline is: “What …

Pruning Reminders for the Late Winter

Pruning Reminders for the Late Winter One of the most common mistakes made with pruning is pruning unnecessarily. Another common …

NCDA Soil Testing website

New NCDA&CS Form for Soil Tests

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has just released a new Soil Test form for Gardeners. Download the …

Map of all counties in North Carolina

When Do We Get Frost in NC?

Having up-to-date information is important for any gardener, no matter the size of the operation. Attached below are links …

Unsolicited Seed

Unsolicited Seeds Update: North Carolina residents who have received seed shipments that they did not order from China or …

The image is made up of several small gardening pots filled with dark soil with small tomato plant leaves peeking out of the soil.

Recursos Sobre Jardinería

Quiere aprender más sobre jardinería o quiere hacerse miembro en un jardín comunitario? Los enlaces que siguen tienen mucha información sobre el tema e …

Japanese Beetle, Adult

Japanese Beetles

Hordes of shiny metallic green destroyers emerge from the ground to feed on fresh, young foliage. They ravage the …

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A Gardener's Guide to Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs

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In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Appendix B. Pesticides and Pesticide Safety

This appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will help readers to understand the impact of …

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Appendix A. Garden Journaling

This appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook describes the value of garden journaling and different …

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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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