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Lawn with Ground pearl damage

Ground Pearls in Turf

As an Extension Agent, I often get asked about ground pearls. Because we have sandy soil here in Carteret …

Picture of (left to right): Dr. Mike Yoder, Assoc. Director & State Program Leader, 4-H; Dr. Claudette Smith; Associate Administrator, N.C. A&T Extension Administration; Awards Recipient - Coleman Killinger, 4-H Youth Development Agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension – Carteret County Center; and, Dr. A. Richard Bonanno, Director of N.C. State Extension, Associate Dean, CALS.

4-H Agent Recognized at State Conference

Congratulations to our own 4-H Youth Development Agent with N.C. Cooperative Extension -Carteret County, Coleman Killinger! Coleman was recognized for …

St Augustinegrass

Summer Lawn Check-In

All of our warm season grasses are growing like crazy in the heat of the summer, as long as …

Lawn & Garden Soil Sample Box Used to Take a Soil Sample

Summer Lawns and Soil Samples

Hopefully, with all the rain we’ve had your lawn has a bright green healthy color and is looking worthy …

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Thanks to all the rain this summer, I have enjoyed the gardenias, magnolias, and other plants with sweet smelling …

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Trees and shrubs have put on a lot of growth this spring. I’ve noticed that I’m having to duck …

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