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Wreath Order Form 2016 Onslow County 4-H, Master Gardeners and Extension & Community Association are pleased to offer 26-inch fragrant …

Kate HoltCounty Extension Support Specialist, Agriculture

Dividing Perennials

Fall is a great time to divide perennials. Dividing perennials promotes plant growth while allowing you to easily create …


Jams and Jellies

Fall is a great time to enjoy fresh fruits. Right now, I’m enjoying figs and muscadine grapes. When I …


Nematodes in the Home Garden

Root knot nematodes have stunted the roots of this tomato plant. Nematodes are a common problem in sandy soils. Nematodes …

Crape myrtle bark scale Jim Robbins U of Ark CES Bugwood org

New Pest on Crape Myrtles

For several years, I’ve been hearing that crape myrtle bark scale was heading towards North Carolina. Well, now we …

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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

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Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

This online publication describes how cover crops affect the soil, how to establish cover crops, …


Planting Rate Recommendations for Organic Soybean Producers

For organic soybean producers increased seeding rates improve early soybean canopy density, which shades out …