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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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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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Plant Database

Find just the right plant using this searchable database.

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The North Carolina State University Lawn Care App is designed to assist North Carolina home owners with their lawn care. Focusing on the key categories of lawn care and maintenance, the NCSU Lawn Care App uses time sensitive information to tell you the HOWs, WHATs, and WHENs of how to care for your lawn. Lawn Care tips and how-tos are provided by the professors, researchers, and staff of the NCSU Turfgrass program.

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To find NCSU resources when doing a web search, tack “site:.ncsu.edu” to the end of your search. For example “Kudzu Bug site:.ncsu.edu” This will limit the search to items within the ncsu.edu domain. You can search all Universities by using "site:.edu

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Extension Master Gardeners Make the World Better

Check out this 10 minute radio segment about the Extension Master Gardener program on Getting Dirty with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers the radio show produced by NC Extension Master Gardeners in Durham County GettingDirtyRadioShow.org MORE » – from   Gardening

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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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Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer, a beautiful but extremely destructive, exotic insect pest, has now been detected in North Carolina. These beetles kill ash trees by feeding on the trunks. So far Person, Granville, MORE »

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Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesSat May 30 - Sat May 30, 2015 - ALL DAY Today Where:
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
— 32 minutes ago
8th Annual Pollinator Day CelebrationSat May 30, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 8 hours away
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesSun May 31 - Sun May 31, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
— 23 hours away
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesMon Jun 1 - Mon Jun 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
— 2 days away
Beekeeping WorkshopMon Jun 1, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 3 days away
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesTue Jun 2 - Tue Jun 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
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Growing and Using Culinary HerbsTue Jun 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
In the auditorium of the Agriculture Building, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
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Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesWed Jun 3 - Wed Jun 3, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
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