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Annual Spring Plant Sale!

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to get to planting. The Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer …

Pruning larger tree limbs

Pruning Larger Limbs Safely

Take a look at this episode of Extension Gardener on the Crystal Coast video series, as Shawn Banks discusses how to …

St Augustinegrass

Warmer Temps and Flowering Weeds

On warm days, with temperatures of 55 degrees, weeds will be growing and getting ready to produce flowers, if …

Young lettuce in the garden

Starting Seeds and Pruning Trees

Fruit trees, grape vines, and blueberries can and should be pruned this month. Pruning on these plants allows for …

Fallen Tree Limb

Tree Limb Care and Repair

All joking aside, most of our native trees and shrubs are used to this kind of up and down …

Master Gardener Training Class Info

2024 Master Gardener Training

We are now accepting applications for the 2024 Master Gardener℠ Training Class. For an application or more info, email shawn_banks@ncsu.edu …

Shawn is bending down to prune long stemmed perennials to benefit pollinator nesting.

Pruning for Pollinators

Take a look at this episode of Extension Gardener on the Crystal Coast video series, as Shawn Banks discusses …

Spraying Herbicide on Weeds

Pesky Winter Weeds

January is a good month to control those pesky, winter weeds if you haven’t already. I have a lot …

Yaupon Holly with red berries

Native Plant, Yaupon Holly

In this episode of Extension Gardener on the Crystal Coast video series, Shawn Banks takes a look at Yaupon …

Pennywort in the lawn.

Dormant Lawncare and Weeds

By the time I write this article my lawn is usually dormant. This year is a different story. The …

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