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June Insects in the Garden

There are a whole host of insects that might be found on trees and shrubs at this time of …

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Vegetable Container Gardening

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

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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

If you’re anticipating filling a basket full of freshly picked red berries, you’ll be happy to know strawberry season …

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Spring Soil Samples

**It’s non-peak soil testing season April through Thanksgiving which means no fee. Submit your soil samples to the N.C. …

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Trick to Prevent Insect Damage

I didn’t realize until I was looking up gardening holidays that April 14 is National Gardening Day. In our …

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Grasses Coming Out of Dormancy

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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