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Extension Gardener Publications and Factsheets

TitleCollectionDate
Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide09/04/2015
Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs07/08/2016
Plant Propagation by Stem Cuttings01/31/1999
13. PropagationNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
15. Tree Fruit and NutsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners12/12/2018
Plant Propagation by Leaf, Cane, and Root Cuttings01/31/1999
Plant Propagation by Layering01/31/1999
Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs06/15/2016
12. Native PlantsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs08/04/2016
North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook MAIN DOCUMENTNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
9. LawnsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
5. Diseases and DisordersNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden11/30/2002
18. Plants Grown in ContainersNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
16. Vegetable GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Roses for North Carolina09/30/1994
19. Landscape DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
How to Organize a Community Garden06/17/2019
2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual01/13/2021
A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing08/20/2019
GlossaryNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
4. InsectsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Raspberries in the Home Garden12/31/1996
Asparagus03/27/2020
6. WeedsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Guía de Horticultura para Principiantes10/09/2018
General Pruning Techniques04/07/2020
11. Woody OrnamentalsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings02/19/2020
Growing Asparagus in a Home Garden01/31/2001
Pests of Beans and PeasInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
14. Small FruitsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont04/04/2019
Options for Backyard Stream Repair08/08/2018
Reptiles and Amphibians in Your Backyard08/23/2017
Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage03/29/2017
Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden12/31/1991
A Gardener's Guide to Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs01/01/2001
Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards04/07/2017
10. Herbaceous OrnamentalsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont01/01/2011
How to Prune Specific Plants04/24/2020
3. BotanyNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden06/30/2006
A Small Backyard Greenhouse for the Home Gardener02/01/1996
Collard Greens06/22/2020
Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables MAIN DOCUMENTInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables01/01/2003
Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home Gardener02/28/1998
Early Blight of Tomato12/11/2015
Winterizing the Herb Garden01/31/1999
Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants08/01/2010
20. WildlifeNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Galls on Oaks11/04/2002
Ambrosia Beetle Pests of Nursery and Landscape Trees02/01/2009
Overcoming Seed Dormancy: Trees and Shrubs01/31/1999
17. Organic GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens05/06/2020
Soils and Water Quality05/01/2020
Pests of CrucifersInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Controlling Mite Pests in Earthworm Beds03/01/1997
False Spider Mites05/01/1997
Springtails06/01/2002
Caladiums for the Home Landscape07/31/1998
Home Forcing of Potted Amaryllis (Hippeastrum)06/30/1998
Dahlias for the Home Landscape07/31/1998
Cicadas in the Landscape05/01/2002
Summer and Fall Flowering Bulbs for the Landscape06/30/1999
Kale06/22/2020
Appendix G. Permaculture DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Pests of SweetpotatoInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Organic Lawn Care: A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest Management for North Carolina09/25/2020
Appendix E. Season Extenders and GreenhousesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes06/01/2010
Mealybugs08/01/2010
Muscadine Grape: Family Activity Guide09/19/2016
2. CompostingNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Pests of OkraInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Choosing and Using Edible Flowers11/07/2019
Pests of CarrotsInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Soil, Plots, and PlantersCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
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 AsparagusInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables01/01/2003
Cicada Killer Wasp04/01/2002
Tea Scale05/01/2009
Postemergence, Non-Selective Herbicides for Landscapes and Nurseries10/31/1998
Pests of LettuceInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Growing FoodCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Appendix A. Garden JournalingNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water Quality01/01/2000
Tools to Make the Cut04/01/2020
Grapes and Berries for the Garden02/01/2004
Soft Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants08/01/2010
Pests of EggplantInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Pests of OnionInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Appendix C. Diagnostic TablesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Growing Edibles in the Landscape11/17/2020
Pests of RhododendronInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information02/28/2020
Before the Cut03/31/2020
Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato12/19/2016
Appendix B. Pesticides and Pesticide SafetyNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Indian Wax Scale Insect05/01/2009
Pests of ConifersInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops02/28/1998
Cottony Cushion Scale08/01/2010
Spring-Flowering Bulbs: Trials in North Carolina01/01/1988
Pests of CucurbitsInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Weed Management in Annual Color Beds06/30/2007
Biological Control of Pests: Questions and Answers for the Home Gardener01/25/2010
Pests of PeppersInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Improving Lawn Care and Gardening04/22/2020
Appendix D. Garden ToolsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Lace Bugs07/29/2016
Pests of HollyInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Caring for Your Lawn and the Environment04/14/2020
Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants06/01/2009
Food Garden DesignCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Pests of Sweet CornInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs MAIN DOCUMENTInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Granulate Ambrosia Beetle Trapping03/01/2002
NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines07/17/2015
7. DiagnosticsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Black Vine Weevil11/01/2003
Pests of GardeniaInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Pests of LigustrumInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Snakes08/21/2019
Wheel Bug05/01/1997
Azalea Stem Borer01/01/1994
Controlling Bamboo in Landscape Plantings05/19/2004
Bearded Iris for the Home Landscape07/31/1998
Pests of BoxwoodInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Pests of EuonymusInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Pillbugs and Sowbugs05/01/1997
Darkwinged Fungus Gnats01/01/2004
Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants09/01/2009
Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants06/01/2009
Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden01/31/1995
Lady Beetles in the Landscape05/01/1997
Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home01/01/2009
Western Flower Thrips07/01/2009
Crapemyrtle Aphid05/01/2009
Hemispherical Scale08/01/2010
Carpenterworm05/01/2001
What CAN Be Composted?04/11/2011
Getting StartedCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Appendix H. Community Gardening ResourcesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
March Flies05/01/1997
Flower Thrips06/01/2010
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the Home09/01/2009
Appendix F. History of Landscape DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Greenstriped Mapleworm07/03/2015
Fuller Rose Beetle07/03/2015
OrganizationCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Euonymus Scale04/01/2009
Leafminer Flies08/01/2010
Sooty Molds11/01/2002
Pests of AzaleaInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Fig Diseases in North Carolina12/17/2013
Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens09/24/2020
Weed Management in Onions01/01/2008
Weed Management in Okra01/01/2008
Funding and ResourcesCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Greenhouse Whitefly05/01/2000
Ornamental Sweetpotatoes for the Home Landscape01/01/2012
Pests of Crape MyrtleInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Mini-Gardening03/31/1995
Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens01/01/2008
IntroductionCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants02/01/1997
Home Forcing of Hyacinths06/30/1999
Maple Eyespot Gall Midge07/03/2015
Azalea Leafminer07/29/2016
Hosta Diseases and Pests01/01/2005
Pests of DogwoodInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Bean Sprouts and Other Vegetable Seed Sprouts12/31/1994
A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines01/01/2013
ManagementCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Barklice06/01/2004
Fungus-Infected Seedcorn Maggot Flies04/01/1994
Black Twig Borer09/01/2003
Pests of CamelliaInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Pests of LilacInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Home Forcing of Daffodils (Narcissus)06/30/1998
Weed Management in Lettuce01/01/2008
Site SelectionCollard 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
Brown Soft Scale04/01/1998
Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs07/01/2009
Black Turpentine Beetle08/01/2003
Cypress Weevil03/01/2004
Pests of PyracanthaInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Site PreparationCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
The One, Two, Three's of Greenhouse BMP's07/03/1997
Geranium Culture for Home Gardeners12/31/1997
Management of Adult Japanese Beetles for Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations06/01/2009
Silverleaf Whitefly12/01/2006
Slugs & Snails on Ornamental Plants04/01/1998
IRS Hurricane Matthew Tax Relief10/18/2016
Beyond the Garden GateCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Food Safety and Garden HealthCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Home Forcing of Potted Paperwhite (Narcissus)06/30/1998
Ash Whitefly in North Carolina01/01/2010
Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape04/01/2002
Twobanded Japanese Weevil08/01/1994
Controlling Sedges in Landscape Plantings12/31/1998
Pests of RoseInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower01/01/2008