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Extension Gardener Publications and Factsheets

TitleCollectionTypeDate
Plant Propagation by Stem CuttingsHTML01/31/1999
Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and HerbsHTML07/08/2016
Plant Propagation by LayeringHTML01/31/1999
Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's GuideHTML09/04/2015
North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook MAIN DOCUMENTNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
15. Tree Fruit and NutsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Plant Propagation by Leaf, Cane, and Root CuttingsHTML01/31/1999
9. LawnsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and GardenersHTML12/12/2018
19. Landscape DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
5. Diseases and DisordersNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)North Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Pruning and Training Thornless BlackberriesHTML12/31/1996
2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals ManualHTML12/01/2017
GlossaryNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
13. PropagationNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
18. Plants Grown in ContainersNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
12. Native PlantsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
16. Vegetable GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
6. WeedsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
4. InsectsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
14. Small FruitsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
3. BotanyNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and HerbsHTML06/15/2016
Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and HerbsHTML08/04/2016
Roses for North CarolinaHTML09/30/1994
Growing Apple Trees in the Home GardenHTML02/28/1995
Reptiles and Amphibians in Your BackyardHTML08/23/2017
11. Woody OrnamentalsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
10. Herbaceous OrnamentalsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Average Last Spring Frost Dates for Selected North Carolina LocationsHTML12/31/1996
Muscadine Grapes in the Home GardenHTML06/30/2006
Winterizing the Herb GardenHTML01/31/1999
2. CompostingNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
17. Organic GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Growing a Fall Vegetable GardenHTML01/31/1999
20. WildlifeNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Small and Intermediate Trees for North CarolinaHTML09/30/1994
Planting Techniques for Trees and ShrubsHTML04/30/1997
A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine GrapevinesPDF01/01/2013
Worms Can Recycle Your GarbageHTML03/29/2017
Starting Plants from SeedsPDF01/31/1999
Options for Backyard Stream RepairHTML08/08/2018
A Small Backyard Greenhouse for the Home GardenerHTML02/01/1996
Growing Blueberries in the Home GardenPDF11/30/2002
Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food DiscardsHTML04/07/2017
A Gardener's Guide to Fertilizing Trees and ShrubsPDF01/01/2001
Weed Management in Annual Color BedsHTML06/30/2007
Spring-Flowering Bulbs: Trials in North CarolinaHTML01/01/1988
Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home GardenerHTML02/28/1998
Growing Herbs for the Home GardenerPDF02/28/1998
Cicada Killer WaspHTML04/01/2002
NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines MAIN DOCUMENTNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/03/2015
Appendix B. Pesticides and Pesticide SafetyNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Growing Tomatoes in the Home GardenHTML12/31/1991
Soils and Water QualityHTML03/24/2015
How to Prune Specific PlantsPDF01/01/2013
Average First Fall Frost Dates for Selected North Carolina LocationsHTML12/31/1996
Topping Trees and Flush CutsHTML10/01/1997
Septoria Leaf Spot of TomatoHTML12/19/2016
Guía de Horticultura para PrincipiantesHTML10/09/2018
Postemergence, Non-Selective Herbicides for Landscapes and NurseriesHTML10/31/1998
Hollies in the LandscapeHTML09/30/1994
Strawberries in the Home GardenPDF01/31/1993
Trellised CucumbersHTML01/01/2001
Overcoming Seed Dormancy: Trees and ShrubsPDF01/31/1999
Brussels SproutsHTML01/01/2001
Azalea Culture for North Carolina GardenersHTML09/30/1993
A Gardener's Guide to Soil TestingPDF01/01/2005
Crapemyrtles for North CarolinaHTML09/30/1994
AsparagusHTML05/15/2015
Fertilizing Deciduous Shade Trees in the LandscapeHTML01/01/1997
Appendix A. Garden JournalingNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape PlantsHTML06/01/2009
Biological Control of Pests: Questions and Answers for the Home GardenerHTML01/25/2010
Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass ClippingsPDF01/01/2015
The Flowering DogwoodHTML06/30/1997
Appendix F. History of Landscape DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Average Growing Season for Selected North Carolina LocationsHTML12/31/1996
Shrubs 1-4 Feet High for North Carolina LandscapesPDF09/30/1993
Early Blight of TomatoHTML12/11/2015
General Pruning TechniquesPDF01/01/2013
Muscadine Grape: Family Activity GuideHTML09/19/2016
Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook MAIN DOCUMENTCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Appendix G. Permaculture DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina PiedmontPDF01/01/2012
Large Trees for North CarolinaHTML09/30/1994
Vines for North Carolina LandscapesPDF06/30/1994
Harvesting VegetablesHTML12/31/1997
Soil, Plots, and PlantersCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the PiedmontPDF01/01/2011
Appendix E. Season Extenders and GreenhousesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape PlantsHTML06/01/2009
MulchesHTML06/30/1994
Bean Sprouts and Other Vegetable Seed SproutsHTML12/31/1994
KaleHTML08/14/2015
Collard GreensHTML06/22/2015
Home Forcing of Potted Amaryllis (Hippeastrum)PDF06/30/1998
Appendix D. Garden ToolsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Protecting Plants from Cold DamageHTML09/30/1993
Pests of OkraInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
IV. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program PoliciesNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/04/2015
Squash BeesHTML12/15/2015
Caladiums for the Home LandscapeHTML07/31/1998
Dahlias for the Home LandscapeHTML07/31/1998
Organic Lawn Care: A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest ManagementPDF01/01/1997
Shrubs 4-8 Feet High for North Carolina LandscapesPDF09/30/1993
Weed Control in Vegetable GardensPDF04/30/1993
Pruning Trees and ShrubsPDF01/01/1998
Appendix B. Examples of North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteer RolesNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/04/2015
Choosing and Using Edible FlowersPDF10/20/2014
How to Organize a Community GardenPDF01/01/2013
Ambrosia Beetle Pests of Nursery and Landscape TreesHTML02/01/2009
Home Garden - Asparagus ProductionPDF01/31/2001
What CAN Be Composted?HTML04/11/2011
Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your HomePDF01/01/2009
Pests of CarrotsInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
7. DiagnosticsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Appendix C. Diagnostic TablesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental PlantsHTML08/01/2010
Lace BugsHTML07/29/2016
Soft Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental PlantsHTML08/01/2010
Before the CutPDF01/01/2013
Grapes and Berries for the GardenPDF02/01/2004
Weed Management in OnionsPDF01/01/2008
Getting StartedCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Pests of EggplantInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
Pests of LettuceInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
Appendix H. Community Gardening ResourcesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener HandbookHTML02/14/2018
Geranium Culture for Home GardenersPDF12/31/1997
II. North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteer ProgramNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/04/2015
Ornamental Grasses for North CarolinaPDF06/30/1997
Using Pines in the LandscapeHTML09/30/1993
Using the NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Service Marks and LogoHTML08/10/2017
Controlling Mite Pests in Earthworm BedsPDF03/01/1997
Bagworms in Ornamental LandscapesHTML06/01/2010
Green Bunch OnionsHTML01/01/2001
Tools to Make the CutPDF01/01/2013
Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban GardensHTML07/16/2015
Appendix D: NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Volunteer Recertification Code of Conduct FormNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML09/14/2017
I. North Carolina Cooperative ExtensionNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/03/2015
Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and ShrubsHTML07/01/2009
Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip GreensPDF01/01/2008
Weed Management in OkraPDF01/01/2008
Appendix E. State and Local Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Associations NC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/05/2015
III. North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteer TrainingNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/04/2015
Junipers in the LandscapeHTML09/30/1994
Crapemyrtle AphidHTML05/01/2009
Bunch Grapes in the Home GardenPDF01/31/1995
Growing Perennial FlowersHTML10/31/2001
Improving Lawn Care and GardeningHTML07/19/2015
IntroductionCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Appendix C: NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Student/Intern Code of Conduct FormNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML09/14/2017
Appendix F. Social Media PolicyNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML03/30/2016
VI. North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Fund-RaisingNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/04/2015
Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and CauliflowerPDF01/01/2008
Caring for Your Lawn and the EnvironmentHTML03/10/2015
OrganizationCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Food Safety and Garden HealthCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental PlantsHTML02/01/1997
Growing FoodCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Aphids on Ornamental Landscape PlantsHTML09/01/2009
Management of Adult Japanese Beetles For Commercial Nursery and Landscape OperationsHTML06/01/2009
Sooty MoldsHTML11/01/2002
Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Yard WastesPDF01/01/1992
Home Forcing of Daffodils (Narcissus)PDF06/30/1998
Qualifiers for Quagmires: Landscape Plants for Wet SitesPDF02/28/1994
Container Vegetable GardeningPDF12/31/1991
Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit CropsPDF02/28/1998
Weed Management in LettucePDF01/01/2008
Site SelectionCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Site PreparationCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Pests of CrucifersInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
Pests of OnionInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
Pests of Sweet CornInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water QualityPDF01/01/2000
Weed Management for WildflowersPDF10/31/1993
Urban Trees for Use under Utility LinesPDF11/30/1993
Raspberries in the Home GardenPDF12/31/1996
Funding and ResourcesCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Beyond the Garden GateCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Controlling Sedges in Landscape PlantingsPDF12/31/1998
Plants for Seashore ConditionsHTML09/30/1996
VII. Sources of Additional Information NC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/04/2015
Brown Soft ScaleHTML04/01/1998
Indoor Plant Selection and CarePDF08/30/1999
Food Garden DesignCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Pests of AsparagusInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML01/01/2003
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the HomeHTML09/01/2009
Bearded Iris for the Home LandscapePDF07/31/1998
Home Forcing of HyacinthsPDF06/30/1999
Superior Crabapple Trees for the LandscapePDF05/31/1993
V. North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program ProceduresNC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/04/2015
Appendix A. Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Position Classifications and Descriptions NC State Extension Master Gardener Program GuidelinesHTML06/04/2015
Ash Whitefly in North CarolinaHTML01/01/2010
Azalea LeafminerHTML07/29/2016
Recommended Trees for Urban Landscapes: Proven Performers for Difficult SitesPDF02/28/2000
Summer and Fall Flowering Bulbs for the LandscapePDF06/30/1999
Formica Ants in the LandscapeHTML06/01/2007
Coping With Drought: A Guide To Understanding Plant Response to DroughtPDF01/01/2009
Mulching Trees and ShrubsPDF09/30/2000
Fuller Rose BeetleHTML07/03/2015
ManagementCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables MAIN DOCUMENTInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML01/01/2003
Pests of Beans and PeasInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: SaturniidaeHTML07/03/2015
Pests of SweetpotatoInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
The Use of Small and Intermediate Size Trees in the LandscapeHTML09/30/1993
Master Gardener Insect Guide for Ornamentals and TurfPDF01/01/1990
Average Solar Radiation and Wind Information for North CarolinaPDF08/31/1998
IRS Hurricane Matthew Tax ReliefHTML10/18/2016
TroubleshootingCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening HandbookHTML08/10/2017
Home Forcing of Potted Paperwhite (Narcissus)PDF06/30/1998
Maple Eyespot Gall MidgeHTML07/03/2015
Natural Areas in the LandscapeHTML06/30/1997
Ornamental Sweetpotatoes for the Home LandscapePDF01/01/2012
Smooth and Oakleaf HydrangeasPDF07/31/1998
Pests of PeppersInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
Deer Problems in the LandscapePDF10/31/2004
Mini-GardeningPDF03/31/1995
Pests of CucurbitsInsect and Related Pests of VegetablesHTML02/10/2003
The One, Two, Three's of Greenhouse BMP'sPDF07/03/1997
Growing Boxwoods in the LandscapePDF02/28/1999
Cypress WeevilHTML03/01/2004
Hosta Diseases and PestsPDF01/01/2005
Controlling Bamboo in Landscape PlantingsPDF05/19/2004
Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or RootsPDF01/01/2006