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February 2020 Green Industry News

Winter Glyphosate Applications to Bermudagrass Glyphosate applications to dormant bermudagrass in winter are excellent for general weed control. Many weeds, …

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February 2020 Horticulture News

February 2020 Horticulture News Franklin Friends of Horticulture Franklin Friends of Horticulture is a home gardening program offered by N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs

If you’re out in the garden this fall consider planting some spring-blooming bulbs. A bulb is a modified stem …

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October 2019 Horticulture News

Fall is for Planting A gardener’s biggest challenge when planting trees and shrubs in this part of North Carolina is …

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September Horticulture News

Fall 2019 – NC State Extension Gardener Newsletter Newsletter Soil Sampling September is an ideal time for homeowners and gardeners to take …

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August Horticulture News

NE North Carolina / SE Virginia Pumpkin Production Field Meeting August 22, 2019 4:30–7 p.m. Sandy Point Farms – 31190 Statesville Rd., …

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July Horticulture News

Cucumbers: Cool, Crisp and Sweet! Nothing quite says summertime like that of a freshly harvested cucumber. There are two basic …

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Water Quality and Home Lawn Care

This publication will help you care for your lawn in ways that prevent and reduce …

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