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Extension Gardener™ is a statewide horticultural program that provides timely, research-based horticultural information. It helps Carolinians: increase their gardening knowledge, manage their landscapes, and sustain the environment.

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Advice on Recovering from Storms and Wildfires.

Advice on Recovering from Storms and Wildfires.[/caption] Who can help? Assessing the Damage, Fire, Wind, Ice, Flooding. Drought, and other natural disasters. Legal, Tax, Economic and Safety issues.

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Growing Lettuce In Fall popular

Lettuce and other salad greens are easy to grow and thrive in the cool temperatures of fall. They can be ready to harvest in as little as 30 days from sowing, making them MORE » – from   Chatham County Center

Plants Pests and Pathogens at 10 a.m. June 24, 2014

The June Plants Pests and Pathogens webinar will start at 10:00 tomorrow, Tuesday, June 24. The featured presentation is “Attracting Songbirds to your Garden” from Chris Moorman, Coordinator of the Fisheries, Wildlife, & MORE »

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Floriculture InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive MORE »

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Veggie Varmint

The “Veggie Varmint” contest, hosted at the Burke County fair each year, is delightful, creative way to connect children with produce. Without the pressure to “EAT IT”, children (and adults) are encouraged to MORE »

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Downy Mildew

Downy mildew is here! Look on the tops of leaves for angular, yellow to brown wounds that stop at a leaf vein. Management suggestions: • Plant early in the season so you can MORE »

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Greenstriped Mapleworms

Greenstriped Mapleworms Greenstriped mapleworms are found in the piedmont the end of June and early July. As their name suggests their preferred hosts are maple trees, but they are also found on boxelder MORE »

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Paw Paw Orchard Farm Show & TellMon Sep 8, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 1 week away
Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - RaleighTue Sep 9, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 1 week away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Sep 10, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 1 week away
Pollinator Gardening Workshop & Garden TourWed Oct 1, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 4 weeks away
Pollinator Gardening Workshop & Garden TourSat Oct 4, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 1 month away
Pollinator Garden TourWed Oct 8, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 1 month away
Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - RaleighTue Oct 14, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 1 month away
Plantsmen's Tour - JCRA 2nd Tuesday of Month 1pm - RaleighTue Nov 11, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 2 months away
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