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Five Blueberry Facts

5 Fun Facts Blueberries provide year-round beauty in the landscape as well as nutritious, delicious fruit. They are native to …

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Butterflies in Your Backyard

“Butterflies in Your Backyard” is available for free online (PDF version linked), it has wonderful information on North Carolina butterflies and …

Butternut squash in flower

Butternut Squash

Historically, breeders focused on the needs of commercial farmers to maximize the number of squash per plant, the size …

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Recycling Event

Household Recycling Event Scheduled for May 15 at the Granville County Expo Center Bring your unused paint, household chemicals, scrap …

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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 …

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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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2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings

This pest control guide was a project of the Southern Nursery IPM Working Group (SNIPM) …

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1. Soils & Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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12. Native Plants

This native plants chapter of the Extension Gardener Handbook defines the term native, why gardeners …

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13. Propagation

This propagation chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how and why to grow new …

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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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8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

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7. Diagnostics

This diagnostic chapter of the Extension Gardener handbook outlines a 10-step guide to diagnosing plant …

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6. Weeds

This weeds chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses weed life cycles, how to properly …

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