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March Gardening Calendar

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

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Carolina Cherry Laurel

Carolina Cherry Laurel (Prunus caroliniana) is a beautiful native evergreen in the landscape. As a large shrub or small tree, …

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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 …

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Controlling Florida Betony

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

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Potting Up Seedlings

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

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Caring for Your Christmas Tree

Once cut and taken home, Christmas trees must be properly maintained or they’ll quickly lose their luster and quality. …

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General Pruning Techniques

This third in a series on pruning offers general tips on pruning most landscape plants.

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Appendix G. Permaculture Design

This Permaculture Appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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Tools to Make the Cut

This second in a series on pruning offers tips on selecting the right tool for …

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Before the Cut

This first of four publications in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series introduces basic pruning …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

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Stem Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet discusses blueberry stem blight, the primary disease limiting establishment of …

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Twig Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet describes twig blight, a fungal disease that causes dieback in …