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Gardening Conference Registration Now Open!

June 7 – 9, 2018 Greenville Convention Center 303 Greenville Blvd SW Greenville, NC 27834 The North Carolina Extension Master Gardenersm Volunteer Association (NCEMGVA) invites you to …

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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

Roses in Bloom

Time to Prune Roses

When the forsythia’s start to bloom it is time to prune roses. Learn how from Minda Daughtry, Lee County …

Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh

The Christmas tree is one of the highlights of the holiday season. North Carolina produces over 4 million Christmas …

Painted Rain Barrel with Fish

Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

Pesticide Disposal Day

Pesticide Disposal Day Do you have any unwanted or unused pesticides sitting around that you need to get rid of? Duplin …

Soybean Forum

What to expect. Charles Hall, NC Soybean Producers Association asked agents to share the following information with Soybean Growers.”On Friday, …

Do You Have Peach Tree Borers?

Does your ornamental or fruit tree trunk occasionally weep a ‘jelly’ like substance? If so, it is time to …

Tip for Sowing Small Seeds

Gardening can be made easier by doing some of the work indoors first, especially when dealing with small seeds. “One …

Beyond the Fields

A Duplin County Forest Landowner Workshop Has been reschedule for: March 24, 2015 Lois G. Britt Agricultural Service Center Ed …

Duplin County Gardening Calendar for February

Lawn Care Spot spray for wild onions. Fertilizing Fertilize shade trees. Fertilize spring bulbs. Planting Plant asparagus crowns. Sow beets, carrots, peas, lettuce, mustard, radish, spinach, potatoes, …

Herbs, Herbs, More Herbs

What can be done with herbs, other than using them for cooking; well, lots say local Master Gardeners. On November …

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This factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

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Potato Late Blight

Potato blight, the pathogen best known for causing the Irish potato famine, is described in …

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Botrytis Gray Mold of Tomato

This factsheet discusses the identification of Botrytis gray mold, a fungus of tomatoes.

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