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Oak Issues in Southeastern NC

Recently, Extension agents and specialists have been receiving calls from folks in southeastern NC regarding oak trees dying or …

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Upcoming Pollinator Workshops

Are you interested in implementing conservation practices such as establishing pollinator habitat on your land? We’re hosting two workshops this …

Online Forest Health Maps Released

August 1, 2014 North Carolina Forest Service Contact: Robert Trickel A new web site containing forest health maps has been developed by …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home Gardener

Herbs should be harvested when the oils responsible for flavor and aroma are at their …

Winterizing the Herb Garden

If treated properly, many herb plants will survive in the garden for a number of …

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

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

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

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

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

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

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Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops

The decisions of when to turn an irrigation system on and off for frost protection …

Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Flowers have traditionally been used in many types of cooking: European, Asian, East Indian, Victorian English, …

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Photo of Sycamore displaying scorch symptoms.

Scorch Diseases on Shade Trees

Scorch or marginal burning on leaves of shade trees is an old problem. Only in …