Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Cover photo for Relief Funds for Farmers

Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

Cover photo for Ground-Nesting Bees in Turf

Ground-Nesting Bees in Turf

Solitary ground-dwelling bees are active now, and you may find areas of your lawn with dozens of these small …

Vegetable Basket

Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

Boston Lettuce heads in the garden

Lovely Lettuces

Lettuces are an excellent crop for beginners who want to learn more about growing vegetables. They are a minimal …

Cover photo for Sinojackia rehderiana

Sinojackia rehderiana

Among the oldest landscape plantings at the Craven County Agricultural Building are two Sinojackia rehderiana (jacktree), obtained from the …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Before and after heading cuts to barberry

General Pruning Techniques

This third in a series on pruning offers general tips on pruning most landscape plants.

4 hours agoPruning Trees & Shrubs
zones

Appendix G. Permaculture Design

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

5 days ago
Anvil pruners and bypass pruners

Tools to Make the Cut

This second in a series on pruning offers tips on selecting the right tool for …

6 days agoPruning Trees & Shrubs
A stem failed on this maple due to bad form.

Before the Cut

This first of four publications in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series introduces basic pruning …

6 days agoPruning Trees & Shrubs
Photo of asparagus growing

Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

2 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It

Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

Photo of Stem Blight of Blueberry.

Stem Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet discusses blueberry stem blight, the primary disease limiting establishment of …

Photo of dieback symptoms of twig blight of blueberry.

Twig Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet describes twig blight, a fungal disease that causes dieback in …