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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 …

Bryce Lane

Introduction to Plant Identification

The Path to Successful Gardening Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston …

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Mount Vernon Community Garden

“Wineka column: Vision for ‘edible landscape’ comes together at Mount Vernon Community Garden“, Article and Images in SalisburyPost.com Brenda Chunn …

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Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Enjoy the Flavor, Color, and Texture That Flowers Can Bring to Food. “Choosing and Using Edible Flowers” by Cyndi …

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Storm Damage to Trees

Recent snow and ice storms have caused extensive damage to trees. Consider hiring a certified arborist to help assess …

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All About Poinsettias

Everything you want to know about Poinsettias How to choose the right poinsettia for you? Decorating with poinsettias Growing poinsettias in the …

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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2 days agoUrban Waterways
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

2 weeks agoEastern Forestry Notes
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Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

2/3/21Urban Wildlife
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Growing Food

This publication, chapter 9 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

2/2/21

Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

1/27/21
Figure 1. Wine trails of the North Carolina Piedmont Triad.

Social Relationships Between Wineries and Local Communities: Perspectives of North Carolinians from the Piedmont

This publication discusses the perspectives of locals in the North Carolina Triad with regard to …

1/27/21

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

1/22/21

Wetlands and Water Quality

This factsheet explains how wetlands type and location influence water quality, and it reviews the …