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Dodging Branches and Limbs

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

Tomato seedlings

Summer Crops and Warm Soil

We have enjoyed a nice cool spring this year, which has allowed us to enjoy spring crops and strawberries …

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Lawns Are Waking Up

As I go on my walks through my neighborhood, I’ve noticed the lawns are growing well and I often …

Pruning Overgrown Hydrangea

Pruning Overgrown Hydrangea

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension, Carteret County Center; horticulture agent, Shawn Banks, in this episode of Extension Gardener on the …

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Planting Summer Vegetables

Many of us think of gardening as growing fruits and vegetables. With that in mind, summer crops like cucumber, …

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Celebrate Your Lawn

Most of us don’t think of the lawn as part of the garden. I dare say that most of …

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Visit the Theodore Roosevelt Trail

Take a walk with Shawn Banks, County Extension Director, for his fifth walk identifying native plants along the way, as …

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Annual Plant Sale Is Around the Corner!

Make plans now to attend the Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Carteret County Annual Spring Plant Sale, Friday, 4/14 …

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Spider Mites 

Identification Several species of warm and cool-season Spider mites call eastern North Carolina home. Spider mites are small, no bigger …

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