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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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Storm Damaged Trees

One of the most common but overlooked structural problems in trees is the development of codominant trunks. Codominant trunks …

Flooded landscape

Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

The Coastal Environmental Partnership has announced the following dates for it’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Carteret County: Saturday, September …

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Animal Damage to Watermelons

Linking fruit or vegetable damage to a specific animal can be tricky, unless you have video of the animal …

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Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Around 1979, while a senior studying horticulture at the University of Tennessee, I transplanted several small winged euonymus (Euonymus …

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Raspberries in the Home Garden

Raspberries are delicious and nutritious addition to the home garden. However, raspberries can be difficult …

Mapleworm egg cluster

Greenstriped Mapleworm

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

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Greenhouse Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the greenhouse whitefly, an insect …

Specialty Crops in North Carolina: Acreage and Distribution

With the increasing diversity of North Carolina agriculture, it is important to document and assess …

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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 …

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Plant Propagation by Stem Cuttings

Propagation by stem cuttings is the most commonly used method to propagate many woody ornamental …

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Plant Propagation by Layering

Stems that are still attached to their parent plant may form roots where they come …