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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs07/08/2016
9. LawnsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide09/04/2015
Plant Propagation by Stem Cuttings01/31/1999
15. Tree Fruit and NutsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Plant Propagation by Layering01/31/1999
Pruning and Training Thornless Blackberries12/31/1996
Average Last Spring Frost Dates for Selected North Carolina Locations12/31/1996
North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook MAIN DOCUMENTNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs08/04/2016
12. Native PlantsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
19. Landscape DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Plant Propagation by Leaf, Cane, and Root Cuttings01/31/1999
Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs06/15/2016
Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners12/12/2018
5. Diseases and DisordersNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
16. Vegetable GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
6. WeedsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
18. Plants Grown in ContainersNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual02/15/2019
13. PropagationNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Small and Intermediate Trees for North Carolina09/30/1994
Roses for North Carolina09/30/1994
Growing Apple Trees in the Home Garden02/28/1995
Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden11/30/2002
GlossaryNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
14. Small FruitsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Asparagus05/15/2015
11. Woody OrnamentalsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
4. InsectsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Reptiles and Amphibians in Your Backyard08/23/2017
Shrubs 1-4 Feet High for North Carolina Landscapes09/30/1993
10. Herbaceous OrnamentalsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
A Gardener's Guide to Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs01/01/2001
Strawberries in the Home Garden01/31/1993
Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden12/31/1991
Options for Backyard Stream Repair08/08/2018
Winterizing the Herb Garden01/31/1999
Azalea Culture for North Carolina Gardeners09/30/1993
3. BotanyNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden06/30/2006
2. CompostingNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Hollies in the Landscape09/30/1994
Postemergence, Non-Selective Herbicides for Landscapes and Nurseries10/31/1998
Growing Perennial Flowers10/31/2001
20. WildlifeNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage03/29/2017
Appendix G. Permaculture DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Weed Management in Annual Color Beds06/30/2007
Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener02/28/1998
Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards04/07/2017
Planting Techniques for Trees and Shrubs04/30/1997
Muscadine Grape: Family Activity Guide09/19/2016
Dahlias for the Home Landscape07/31/1998
Brussels Sprouts01/01/2001
Mulches06/30/1994
Crapemyrtles for North Carolina09/30/1994
Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes06/01/2010
Starting Plants from Seeds01/31/1999
A Small Backyard Greenhouse for the Home Gardener02/01/1996
Pests of AsparagusInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables01/01/2003
17. Organic GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Pests of OkraInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
The Flowering Dogwood06/30/1997
A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing01/01/2005
Soils and Water Quality03/24/2015
Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden01/31/1999
Trellised Cucumbers01/01/2001
Spring-Flowering Bulbs: Trials in North Carolina01/01/1988
Vines for North Carolina Landscapes06/30/1994
Appendix B. Pesticides and Pesticide SafetyNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Average First Fall Frost Dates for Selected North Carolina Locations12/31/1996
Topping Trees and Flush Cuts10/01/1997
How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont01/01/2012
Junipers in the Landscape09/30/1994
Cicada Killer Wasp04/01/2002
Early Blight of Tomato12/11/2015
Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants08/01/2010
Shrubs 4-8 Feet High for North Carolina Landscapes09/30/1993
NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines06/03/2015
7. DiagnosticsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Guía de Horticultura para Principiantes10/09/2018
Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont01/01/2011
Choosing and Using Edible Flowers10/20/2014
Weed Management in Okra01/01/2008
Appendix E. Season Extenders and GreenhousesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Ornamental Grasses for North Carolina06/30/1997
Biological Control of Pests: Questions and Answers for the Home Gardener01/25/2010
Bean Sprouts and Other Vegetable Seed Sprouts12/31/1994
Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato12/19/2016
Fertilizing Deciduous Shade Trees in the Landscape01/01/1997
Large Trees for North Carolina09/30/1994
Smooth and Oakleaf Hydrangeas07/31/1998
Using Pines in the Landscape09/30/1993
General Pruning Techniques01/01/2013
Pests of CrucifersInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Pests of LettuceInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Caladiums for the Home Landscape07/31/1998
Overcoming Seed Dormancy: Trees and Shrubs01/31/1999
Appendix F. History of Landscape DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden01/31/1995
Pests of EggplantInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Kale08/14/2015
Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens01/01/2008
Soil, Plots, and PlantersCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Pests of CarrotsInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
How to Prune Specific Plants01/01/2013
Pests of CucurbitsInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Home Forcing of Potted Amaryllis (Hippeastrum)06/30/1998
Average Growing Season for Selected North Carolina Locations12/31/1996
Qualifiers for Quagmires: Landscape Plants for Wet Sites02/28/1994
Container Vegetable Gardening12/31/1991
Green Bunch Onions01/01/2001
Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home Gardener02/28/1998
Natural Areas in the Landscape06/30/1997
Lace Bugs07/29/2016
Pests of SweetpotatoInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower01/01/2008
Squash Bees12/15/2015
Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings01/01/2015
Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook MAIN DOCUMENTCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Pests of Beans and PeasInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants06/01/2009
Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants06/01/2009
Pests of OnionInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Growing FoodCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Yard Wastes01/01/1992
Ambrosia Beetle Pests of Nursery and Landscape Trees02/01/2009
Before the Cut01/01/2013
Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens07/16/2015
Appendix A. Garden JournalingNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Soft Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants08/01/2010
Pests of PeppersInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
The Use of Small and Intermediate Size Trees in the Landscape09/30/1993
Weed Management in Lettuce01/01/2008
Caring for Your Lawn and the Environment03/10/2015
Collard Greens06/22/2015
Bearded Iris for the Home Landscape07/31/1998
Superior Crabapple Trees for the Landscape05/31/1993
Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants09/01/2009
Raspberries in the Home Garden12/31/1996
Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables MAIN DOCUMENTInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables01/01/2003
Growing Boxwoods in the Landscape02/28/1999
Appendix C. Diagnostic TablesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae07/03/2015
Sooty Molds11/01/2002
Formica Ants in the Landscape06/01/2007
Weed Management for Wildflowers10/31/1993
Weed Control in Vegetable Gardens04/30/1993
Grapes and Berries for the Garden02/01/2004
Weed Management in Onions01/01/2008
Controlling Bamboo in Landscape Plantings05/19/2004
Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home01/01/2009
Protecting Plants from Cold Damage09/30/1993
Geranium Culture for Home Gardeners12/31/1997
Pests of Sweet CornInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines01/01/2013
What CAN Be Composted?04/11/2011
IntroductionCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Food Garden DesignCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Brown Soft Scale04/01/1998
Crapemyrtle Aphid05/01/2009
Recommended Trees for Urban Landscapes: Proven Performers for Difficult Sites02/28/2000
A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water Quality01/01/2000
Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops02/28/1998
Coping With Drought: A Guide To Understanding Plant Response to Drought01/01/2009
Pruning Trees and Shrubs01/01/1998
Fuller Rose Beetle07/03/2015
Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or Roots01/01/2006
Boxwood Leafminer01/01/2011
How to Organize a Community Garden01/01/2013
Home Garden - Asparagus Production01/31/2001
Mini-Gardening03/31/1995
Harvesting Vegetables12/31/1997
Indoor Plant Selection and Care08/30/1999
Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants02/01/1997
Plants for Seashore Conditions09/30/1996
Azalea Leafminer07/29/2016
Summer and Fall Flowering Bulbs for the Landscape06/30/1999
Master Gardener Insect Guide for Ornamentals and Turf01/01/1990
Tools to Make the Cut01/01/2013
IRS Hurricane Matthew Tax Relief10/18/2016
Mulching Trees and Shrubs09/30/2000
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the Home09/01/2009
Deer Problems in the Landscape10/31/2004
Site SelectionCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
OrganizationCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Controlling Sedges in Landscape Plantings12/31/1998
Home Forcing of Hyacinths06/30/1999
Organic Lawn Care: A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest Management01/01/1997
Ash Whitefly in North Carolina01/01/2010
Cypress Weevil03/01/2004
Beyond the Garden GateCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
TroubleshootingCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Getting StartedCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Site PreparationCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Appendix H. Community Gardening ResourcesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Appendix D. Garden ToolsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs07/01/2009
Average Solar Radiation and Wind Information for North Carolina08/31/1998
Urban Trees for Use under Utility Lines11/30/1993
Improving Lawn Care and Gardening07/19/2015
Funding and ResourcesCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Maple Eyespot Gall Midge07/03/2015
Ornamental Sweetpotatoes for the Home Landscape01/01/2012
Controlling Mite Pests in Earthworm Beds03/01/1997
Management of Adult Japanese Beetles for Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations06/01/2009
Food Safety and Garden HealthCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
ManagementCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
The One, Two, Three's of Greenhouse BMP's07/03/1997
Home Forcing of Daffodils (Narcissus)06/30/1998
Home Forcing of Potted Paperwhite (Narcissus)06/30/1998
Hosta Diseases and Pests01/01/2005

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