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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Fumigant License Training

Fumigant License Training (Category F) Friday, March 3, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Franklin County Cooperative Extension Annex Fumigant training is required every …

Tobacco Research Check-Off Referendum

The Franklin County Tobacco Research Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Charles Mitchell, County Extension Director, …

Be Careful With Phosphorus

The middle number in the bag of 10-10-10 fertilizer you buy for your garden indicates the percentage of phosphorus …

Houseplants for the Holidays

Plants with bright foliage or colorful flowers add tremendously to holiday decorations. Have you thought about or started purchasing …

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Container Gardening

Container gardening is more popular than ever. Edibles can be grown in containers in a variety of outdoor spaces. …

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Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries are a wonderful addition to landscapes and gardens. They have delicate white or pink flowers in the spring, …

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Blackberries in the Home Garden

Blackberries are just one of many fruits that can be easily produced in the home garden or landscape. One …

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Time to Plant Trees

Trees not only provide beauty in a landscape, but can also reduce energy costs by shading a house and …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine).

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This factsheet covers downy mildew disease in cucurbits, including identification, transmission and disease management and …

Appendix F. History of Landscape Design

This Appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain a brief history of land development …

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13. Propagation

This propagation chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how and why to grow new …

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Water Requirements of North Carolina Turfgrasses

Water is an essential component for plant growth. In turfgrasses it comprises 75 to 90 …

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Sureguard (flumioxazin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Sureguard (flumioxazin).