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BOLO! (Be on the Look Out)

As spring bursts forth in North Carolina, you may encounter common pests and diseases blighting your North Carolina landscape, …

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Soil Testing for Lawns and Gardens

Have Your Soil Tested At No Charge, From April – November Review Presentation: Soil Testing for Lawns and Gardens Review Presentation: Understanding …

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FAQ: Lichens

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive at our Ask a Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Helpline is: “What …

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Puzzled Over Pruning?

Knowing when and how to prune trees and shrubs can seem like a guessing game. It is important to …

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African Violets Part 2 – Propagation

Propagating an African violet can seem like an intimidating task. However, African violets, Saintpaulia ionantha, can be easily propagated …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

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Insect Control

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Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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Selecting a Lawn Maintenance Service

This publication will help you choose the correct type of lawn maintenance service for your …

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Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

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Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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