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May 2022 Horticulture News

Tomatoes in Containers If you’re an avid vegetable gardener then you know that a garden isn’t complete without tomatoes. According …

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Spring Home Horticulture News

Do you want to learn more about environmentally sustainable, science-based gardening? Then Extension Gardener Classes are for you! Virtual Classes …

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Basic Pruning Principles

Pruning is the removal of plant parts to improve form and growth of plants. The reasons for pruning include: …

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Fall Extension Gardener Classes

Fall 2021 Extension Gardener Classes Classes are free and will be conducted online via Zoom. The meetings will take place on …

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Care of Cool-Season Lawns

While mid-September to early October is considered the ideal time for establishing cool-season turfgrasses such as fescue and Kentucky …

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Kudzu Bugs and Stink Bugs

Have you noticed a tiny, tank-like insect scurrying around the outside of your home? If you notice a dark …

Pink Zinnia

July 2020 Horticulture News

Zany for Zinnias What comes to mind when you think of summertime? For Eastern North Carolina, it could be sweltering …

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