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Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

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Lovely Lettuces

Lettuces are an excellent crop for beginners who want to learn more about growing vegetables. They are a minimal …

Lanternfly

Pest Alert: Spotted LanternFly

Although not known to be present yet in North Carolina, a new invasive insect pest known as spotted lanternfly …

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Cabin Fever Garden Symposium

March 7, 2020, Shelby, NC Once again the Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Cleveland County has brought together a …

Kale

Incredible Edible Kale

Kale, Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group), is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat—one serving is both low in calories …

Goldfinch

Wildlife Friendly Landscapes

We can enhance natural features in our yards to create wildlife-friendly habitats. Such habitats should include the four major …

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This first of four publications in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series introduces basic pruning …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

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Stem Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet discusses blueberry stem blight, the primary disease limiting establishment of …

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Twig Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet describes twig blight, a fungal disease that causes dieback in …

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15. Tree Fruit and Nuts

This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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