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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

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Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

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This publication provides three examples of edible landscape designs for incorporating edible components into a …

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16. Vegetable Gardening

This vegetable gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explores the different types and techniques …

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Brown Soft Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes brown soft scale, a common insect pest on trees, shrubs …

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Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes flower thrips, insect pests of grasses and flowering plants.

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Greenhouse Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the greenhouse whitefly, an insect …

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This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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