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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

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Certify Your Pollinator Garden

The Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Register your pollinator-friendly garden, large or small. Even a container garden can serve pollinators. Million Pollinator Gardens Pollinator …

Bryce Lane

Introduction to Plant Identification

The Path to Successful Gardening Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston …

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At Your Door Step

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and health challenges faced by …

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Tomato Late Blight

Phytophthora infestans is the oomycete responsible for both Tomato Late Blight and Potato Late Blight and was the cause of the …

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Potato Late Blight

Both potatoes and tomatoes can quickly be defoliated by Phytophthora infestans, an oomycete active in wet cool conditions. In North …

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Plant Disease Factsheets

NC State Plant Disease and Insect Clinic Plant Disease Fact Sheets NCSU Vegetable Pathology Lab Disease Fact Sheets Disease management recommendations for …

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Dealing With Squash Bugs?

Summer is in full swing and after an inconsistent spring, the weather seems to have settled down to typical …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Selecting a Lawn Maintenance Service

This publication will help you choose the correct type of lawn maintenance service for your …

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Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

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Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot in the Landscape

Many ornamental crop species (including trees, shrubs, and bedding plants) are susceptible to diseases caused …

3/19/21
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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21

Diseases of Cool-Season Grasses

This guide is designed to help identify the most troublesome diseases associated with cool-season turfgrasses. …

3/18/21

Algae and Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of algae and moss in the turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing …

3/18/21