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Happy 50th Earth Day

Happy 50th Anniversary to Earth Day! Don’t forget Earth Day during this time of social distancing. There are still things that you …

Garden Plot

Selecting a Garden Site

Thinking about gardening for the first time or just want to figure out what to do better in your …

Photo of Chives in the Garden.

April Gardening Calendar

Spring is here! Plants and shrubs are blooming so we’ve gathered some gardening to-do’s for your landscape. Lawn Care Bermudagrass and …

Photo Pollinator in Flowers

Gardening for Pollinators

You can think of pollinators as matchmakers in the flowering plant world. They transfer pollen from flower to flower …

Photo of starting seedling and repotting

March Gardening Calendar

The ground is warming up and there’s a springlike feeling in the air so we’ve rounded up a gardening …

Photo of Eastern Bluebirds

Placing a Bluebird Nest Box

It’s nearly Spring and the birds will soon be actively gathering material to build their nests. One of the …

Photo of Flower and Foliage of Florida Betony

Controlling Florida Betony

One of the most prolific weeds that are likely in your own yard is Florida Betony (Stachys floridana). Don’t let …

Photo 3 Week Old Tomato Seedling

Potting Up Seedlings

Remember the tomatoes that were planted last month using sterile media and cut paper tubes? Well, here they are …

Recent Publications related to Community

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Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook

Community gardens have been part of the American landscape since the mid-1700s. Today, community gardens …

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Troubleshooting

This publication, chapter 13 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Beyond the Garden Gate

This publication, chapter 12 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Funding and Resources

This publication, chapter 11 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Food Safety and Garden Health

This publication, chapter 10 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Growing Food

This publication, chapter 9 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Management

This publication, chapter 7 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Organization

This publication, chapter 6 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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