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Holiday Horticulture

As the holiday season officially begins, it is interesting how many horticulture-based traditions there are during this time, which …

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Raising Earthworms Successfully

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

Leave the Leaves

At last autumn has arrived, after what seems like an interminable summer. Leaves are beginning to change and will …

Photo of Paige BurnsPaige BurnsExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

18. Plants Grown in Containers

This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

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Glossary

The glossary for the Extension Master Gardener Handbook defines terms that are found in the …

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Extension Gardener Handbook

This 21 chapter handbook covers research-based gardening information that helps readers be successful gardeners and …

17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

2017 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

Pesticide Use and Safety Information

This publication describes restricted-use pesticides, the safe use of pesticides and evaluating the potential for …

1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

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