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Spotted Lanternfly Resource Page

Learn more about spotted lanternfly from the Spotted Lanternfly Resource Page and join the lookout for its arrival in …

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Cicada Killer Wasps

Cicada killer wasps are starting to emerge. This picture was taken on Friday in a landscaped area outside the …

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Trees & Utilities

This new North Carolina Urban Forest Council publication by NC State University’s Dr. Barb Fair is a wonderful resource …

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Slime Mold? No Problem!

Lately, we’ve been receiving inquiries about irregular patches of dark material, resembling grease or oil, on the leaf blades …

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Dodder

Watch for the parasitic plant known as dodder (Cuscuta spp.) this summer. There are a number of species represented …

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Non-Biting Midges Emerging

Chironomid midges (“fuzzy bills”) are emerging in large numbers from ponds, lakes as well as the rivers feeding into …

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White-Tailed Deer

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the white-tailed …

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Summer Cover Crops

There is growing interest in the use of short-season summer annual legumes or grasses as …

Weed Control in Vegetable Gardens

Weeds are unwanted plants in gardens that reduce available moisture, nutrients, sunlight and growing space …

Raspberries in the Home Garden

In the case of specialty or non-traditional small fruit crops in the Southeast, red raspberries …

Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

Caring for Your Lawn and the Environment

This factsheet provides information on how to keep a lawn healthy and attractive and how …

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IV. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Policies

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines covers policies of the …

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