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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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Winter Pesticide Training

Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 9 to 11 a.m. Please call our office at 704-216-8970 if you are interested in …

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Be a BeeKeeper!

The Rowan County Beekeepers Association is offering a virtual Beginning Beekeeping school in 4 Saturday morning classes – February …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

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Selecting a Lawn Maintenance Service

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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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Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot in the Landscape

Many ornamental crop species (including trees, shrubs, and bedding plants) are susceptible to diseases caused …

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

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Diseases of Cool-Season Grasses

This guide is designed to help identify the most troublesome diseases associated with cool-season turfgrasses. …

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