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March Tips and Tasks

On the Lawn Our lawns are starting to green up. You will want to avoid herbicide applications on lawns during …

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Spring Has Sprung

Last month, I was talking about the unusually cold weather we were experiencing here in eastern North Carolina. Now, …

Wooly Frogs Mouth

Wooly Frogs Mouth Alert!

NCDA&CS has identified Wooly Frogs Mouth in a Pender County pond. This is the first identification of this aquatic …

February Tips and Tasks

Prune back ornamental grasses and ground covers in early February before new growth starts. Add mulch to beds if …

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