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It's Tick Season!

Written by Kathy Williams, Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer It’s the ‘dog days’ of summer, and that means tick season in …

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Lady Beetles Coming Inside

The multicolored Asian lady beetle has invaded many homes recently and these smelly pests have caused many headaches leaving …

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Heirloom Vegetables and Seeds

Heirloom Vegetables and Seeds By Lucy Banks, Master Gardener Volunteer, Guilford County, NC Whether ordering from a catalog or perusing the …

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Prepping Roses for Winter

Prepping Roses for Winter By Laurie B, Guilford County (NC) Extension Master Gardener I always get melancholy when it comes time …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home Gardener

Herbs should be harvested when the oils responsible for flavor and aroma are at their …

Winterizing the Herb Garden

If treated properly, many herb plants will survive in the garden for a number of …

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In eastern North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops

The decisions of when to turn an irrigation system on and off for frost protection …

Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Flowers have traditionally been used in many types of cooking: European, Asian, East Indian, Victorian English, …

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