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Vegetable Container Gardening

Vegetable Container Gardening

With food costs rising these days, it might be worth planting a few vegetables in a garden, the landscape, …

Azalea branch and stem

Reshaping Azaleas After Flowering

In another video of Extension Gardener on the Crystal Coast, Shawn Banks, discusses how to reshape azaleas that have …

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Local U-Pick Strawberries

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Last month, I shared a post about controlling weeds. The article had a picture of a dandelion in bloom …

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Pesticide Collection Day

NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS), in cooperation with the Carteret County Cooperative Extension, will be offering …

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Spring Plant Sale in Beaufort

Come see us at the Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Carteret County Annual Plant Sale! Plants for sale are grown …

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Too Late to Prune?

I continue to get a lot of questions about when to prune or when is it too late to …

Winter weeds

Pre-Spring Weed Control

I’m already getting questions as to which weed and feed product should be used on lawns this time of …

Lettuce row spacing

March Weekend Frost Warning

Saturday, March 12th will start off the day with temperatures in the mid to upper 60’s. However, when the …

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Annual Spring Plant Sale

The warmth of the coming spring is a tonic for our senses as we look back on a past …

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March Gardening to-Do's

March Gardening List Trees and Shrubs Trees and shrubs are coming out of dormancy. Now is the time to fertilize them. …

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Long Living Asparagus

Not many vegetables that we grow are perennial plants. Asparagus or Garden Asparagus Asparagus officinalis is one of those. As …

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