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Dune Repair Workshop

A dune repair workshop will be offered by NC Sea Grant, NC Div. of Coastal Management, and NC Cooperative …

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JCRA Winter Symposium

“The Winter Garden” Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 8 a.m.–noon Visualize how to plan and plant for diversity as you bring …

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Gardening in the South

JC Raulston Symposium designed for new gardeners and gardeners new to the Triangle. Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.–noon Dr. …

January 2019 Tips and Tasks

TIPS AND TASKS January is the perfect time to begin a garden journal. Include tasks and information like copies …

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Holiday Reminders

Keep your Christmas tree in tip-top shape by following these basic rules: Choose a tree that has pliable green needles …

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December Tips and Tasks

Garden If you are planning on making new garden beds, or expanding current ones, why not do it now …

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Caring For Holiday Plants

While the Christmas tree may be the plant most commonly associated with the holidays, flowers like poinsettias, Christmas cactus, …

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November Tips and Tasks

Garden November is a great time to plant bulbs for spring flowers. It is also a good time to …

After the Storm

Our landscapes have definitely taken a beating this fall. Many of us have been dealing with basic essentials, and …

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Yuck! Is It Polluted?

“Yuck! Is it polluted?” is a frequent question when people see our ditches and waterways with fluffy orange growths, …

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18. Plants Grown in Containers

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

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

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

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This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of caterpillars that feed on trees …

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17. Organic Gardening

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

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2. Composting

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

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