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Peak Season Soil Sampling Fees

N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services will begin its annual fee-based soil sampling ($4.00 per sample box) starting …

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If you’re a North Carolina resident with a question about your garden, lawn, or landscape we can help. Submit …

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Dig Deeper With Us! "Love the Lawn"

Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Orange County are pleased to continue it’s ‘Dig Deeper with Us!’ lecture series “Love …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

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Spring dead spot stand symptoms.

Spring Dead Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of spring dead spot.

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9. Lawns

This lawns chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews installation and care of turfgrass as …

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Brown patch.

Brown Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of brown patch.

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Anthracnose in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of anthracnose.

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Algae in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of algae.

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Overcoming Seed Dormancy: Trees and Shrubs

Seed dormancy is nature's way of setting a time clock that allows seeds to initiate …

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Selection and Use of Stress-Tolerant Bedding Plants for the Landscape

Each of us are subjected to stresses and pressures every day in our home, work, …

Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees

Every nurseryman should know how to prune trees and the reason for the various pruning …