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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

Roses in Bloom

Time to Prune Roses

When the forsythia’s start to bloom it is time to prune roses. Learn how from Minda Daughtry, Lee County …

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Garden Calendars

Checkout the NC State Vegetable Planting Calendars and Garden Maintenance Calendars linked from the the Gardening …

Crimson Clover fall cover crop

Fall Garden Chores

For many backyard gardeners, fall signals the wrap up of the gardening season. Maybe there are a few tomato …

The Morris Heading collard

Brassicas: All in the Family

Brassica is a genus of plants, primarily annuals but some perennials, in the mustard family. Remember taxonomy from high …

Lettuce harvested in December.

Lettuce Make a Plan for Fall

Whether I’m buying a bag of mixed lettuce in the grocery store or sitting down to a salad in …

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Pest Management Workshop

When: Monday, May 8th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where: Ag Services Center, 123 Caroline St. in Rockingham Please Register: …

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Timing Is Everything With Weeds

Several farmers have gotten proactive in pasture and hay management this year. They have been scouting their fields, bringing …

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2017: Pledge to Plant Natives

What determines your landscape plant choices? Are you a flower person, or do you seek out plants with a …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

3-compartment compost bin

2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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Controlling Mite Pests in Earthworm Beds

This publication discusses keeping mite pests at bay in worm beds for vermicomposting.

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Figure 4. Formica subsericea.

Formica Ants in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of formica ants, an insect pest …

Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

This Entomology Insect Note offers tips for baiting ants in an around homes.

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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 …

Vertebrate Pest Control

This publication, part of the 2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and …

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Pesticide Use and Safety Information

This publication, part of the 2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and …

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