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First and Last Frost Dates

Managing frost in the garden Calculate average first & last frost dates NC’s First Frost and Freeze Climatology Follow the links above …

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Eastern Arborvitae in Craven County

We’ve received a lot of e-mails and calls regarding arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) over the past year, and I’ve also …

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Amazing Pocosin Plants

The pocosins and adjacent pine savannahs of Craven and Carteret Counties never seem to run out of unique and beautiful …

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Loblolly Pine or Shortleaf Pine?

Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) may sometimes be confused with shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata), but a comparison of foliage and …

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Clean Hands Keep You Healthy!

One of the best ways to stay healthy is to wash your hands. Especially when the weather is getting …

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Pastured Poultry Workshop

Pastured Poultry Workshop December 2, 2019, from 6–8 p.m. Jones County Civic Center Registration …

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Fruit Rot on Eggplant

The NC Plant Disease and Insect Clinic recently diagnosed the fruit rot on this eggplant as Phomopsis blight; Fruit …