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First and Last Frost Dates

Managing frost in the garden Calculate average first & last frost dates NC’s First Frost and Freeze Climatology Follow the links above …

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Have a Gardening Question?

If you’re a North Carolina resident with a question about your garden, lawn, or landscape we can help. Submit …

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Taking Care of Storm Damaged Trees

Storm Damaged Trees in the Landscape Many trees are damaged or killed by Hurricanes. Use this guide in reviewing options and …

Flooded landscape

Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

Corpse Flower

Corpse Flower Bloomed on August 1, 2019

“Lupin,” the corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum) at the NC State University Department of Horticultural Science bloomed on August 1 …

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