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Poinsettia Plant Care

Many people don’t know how to care for these delicate plants to make it through the holiday season, so …

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Planting Winter Ryegrass

Some people have asked me if it would be good to plant winter ryegrass to keep the lawn green …

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Landscape Changes to Make Now

If you’re one of those wonderful people who likes change, then here are a few things that can be …

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Harvesting Cool Season Vegetables

November is a great month to harvest crops such as cabbage collards, beets, rutabaga, broccoli and cauliflower. There isn’t much …

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Join the Listserv

We communicate through the NC State University Therapeutic-Hort google group so if you haven’t already subscribed, please do that …

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Cool Season Vegetable Update

It’s not too late to plant a few radishes, onions and garlic. The cabbage, collards and broccoli I planted …

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Fall Lawns and Soil Samples

After the cold snap we had a couple weeks ago, my lawn has really slowed down its growth. There …

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Dividing Perennial Flowers in Fall

Along with transplanting woody ornamentals, October is a good month to divide some perennial flowers. Some common perennials that …

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12. Native Plants

This native plants chapter of the Extension Gardener Handbook defines the term native, why gardeners …

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10. Herbaceous Ornamentals

This herbaceous ornamentals chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews the selection, bed design, planting, …

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6. Weeds

This weeds chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses weed life cycles, how to properly …

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9. Lawns

This lawns chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews installation and care of turfgrass as …

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Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

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This publication provides three examples of edible landscape designs for incorporating edible components into a …

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16. Vegetable Gardening

This vegetable gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explores the different types and techniques …

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