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Composting Makes Cents

The summer gardens are about done and leaves are starting to drop from trees and bushes. Disposing of this …

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Raising Earthworms Successfully

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

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Extension Gardener Handbook

This 21 chapter handbook covers research-based gardening information that helps readers be successful gardeners and …

18. Plants Grown in Containers

This Plants Grown in Containers chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook teaches gardeners about selecting …

17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

2017 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

Pesticide Use and Safety Information

This publication describes restricted-use pesticides, the safe use of pesticides and evaluating the potential for …

1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

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

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

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