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Look Who Came to Breakfast!

I woke up to find this guy in the front yard gorging on persimmons. It is an opossum (Didelphis …

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Holiday Tree Alternatives

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Leave the Leaves!

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NCDA&CS Soil Test Form for Gardeners

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Wildlife Friendly Landscapes

Visit this new portal for information on Wildlife Friendly Landscapes. You’ll find information on: Why landscape for wildlife How to make …

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Check Your Dirt NC!

This informative survey is for gardeners in North Carolina who want to: Learn about the types and sources of soil …

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NCSU Grad Student Focuses on Pollinators

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Resources for Growing Fruit Trees in Your Landscape

Comprehensive Resource for Fruit Trees Publications Videos Plant Sources Tree Fruits & Nuts Chapter in the EG Handbook Pruning Fruit and Nut Trees Publication Portals Apples Peaches Pecans and more …

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Raising Earthworms Successfully

“Raising Earthworms Successfully” This NC State Extension publication by Rhonda Sherman is geared primarily at commercial production but the sections …

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Help Your Yard Survive the Drought

Below, and linked is great advice from Dr. Charlotte Glen on how to Help Your Yard Survive the Drought. Key Points: Don’t …

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