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Pruning Seminar

A pruning seminar will be held in Granville County on February 10th. The seminar will be 10:00 am – …

2014 Pesticide Collection Day

NEWS RELEASE: Release immediately FROM: Paul W. Westfall, County Extension Director DATE: September 9, 2014 RE: Pesticide Disposal Day There will be …

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Pruning Too Early

Hold the Pruning Tools! For those with the urge to prune fruit trees and grapes now, hold on and put the …

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Sweet Potato History-Did You Know?

* Central Americans were raising sweet potatoes when Christopher Columbus first landed on their shores in 1492. He liked …

Planting Irish Potatoes

Early planting of potatoes is important since they must grow and set tubers before intense summer heat arrives. Planting …

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Growing Persimmons

Growing persimmons is a topic that many people inquire about. Persimmons can be divided into two distinct groups: the …

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Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine).

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden

This publication describes ways to minimize nematode problems by employing several control measures such as …

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Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This factsheet covers downy mildew disease in cucurbits, including identification, transmission and disease management and …


The glossary for the Extension Master Gardener Handbook defines terms that are found in the …

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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Appendix G. Permaculture Design

This Permaculture Appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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Appendix F. History of Landscape Design

This Appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain a brief history of land development …

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