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Caring for Mums

Chrysanthemums, or garden mums as they are often referred to, are a quintessential fall blooming flower for many seasoned …

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Divide Those Daylilies!

If you haven’t divided your daylilies in the past four years, then now is the time to do so. …

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Annual Holiday Wreath Sale

Onslow County 4-H, Master Gardener volunteers, and Extension & Community Association are pleased to offer 26-inch fragrant wreaths to …

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Backyard Birding

Backyard Birding Join us at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Onslow County Center for a 2-hour workshop on Backyard Birding on …

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Have a Gardening Question?

If you’re a North Carolina resident with a question about your garden, lawn, or landscape we can help. Submit …

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Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

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Composting Basics

Have you been wanting to begin composting at home, but weren’t sure how? The Composting Basics class will take …

Fall Garden Symposium

The Fall Garden Symposium, sponsored by the Master Gardener℠ volunteers in Onslow County, will be held Saturday, October 5, …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

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9. Lawns

This lawns chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews installation and care of turfgrass as …

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Brown Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of brown patch.

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Anthracnose in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of anthracnose.

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Algae in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of algae.

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Overcoming Seed Dormancy: Trees and Shrubs

Seed dormancy is nature's way of setting a time clock that allows seeds to initiate …

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Selection and Use of Stress-Tolerant Bedding Plants for the Landscape

Each of us are subjected to stresses and pressures every day in our home, work, …

Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees

Every nurseryman should know how to prune trees and the reason for the various pruning …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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