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Upcoming Irrigation Workshop

Please join N.C. Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents from Rowan, Davie, Davidson, and Cabarrus counties for an upcoming workshop on …

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Climate in the NC Coastal Plain

Rebecca Ward, Assistant State Climatologist, Corey Davis, Assistant State Climatologist, and Sheila Saia, Associate Director of the State Climate …

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Backyard Chickens

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina Backyard Flocks and Eggs Chicken Breeds Chicken Behavior: Indicators of Illness Protect Your Backyard …

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Anthracnose on Liriope

Liriope, often called Lilyturf, is a broadleaf evergreen, clump-forming, perennial. It resembles ornamental grass but it is not a true …

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Feed the Birds

Landscaping for Birds Plants that attract songbirds Plants that attract hummingbirds Use the left column of the Plant Toolbox to narrow your …

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Propagating Plants From Seed

Are you getting ready to start your vegetable and flower seeds for your spring garden? Would you like to …

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