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Get to Know Your Soil

Right now into early fall is the best time to take and submit soil samples from vegetable gardens, flowerbeds …

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Pickerel frog in shallow pool.

Pools for Amphibians

This publication describes the habitat, food and water habits, cover and home range of a …

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Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Home Vegetable Gardens

Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown …

Figure 1. Corn earworm.

Pests of Okra

This factsheet, part of the Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables publication, includes an identification …

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Earthworm Composting

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to make a composting bin to …

How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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Map of trials conducted across North Carolina.

Spring-Flowering Bulbs: Trials in North Carolina

The North Carolina Agricultural Research Service tested selected tulip and daffodil (Narcissus spp.) cultivars for …

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Figure 1. Squirrel box construction.

Eastern Gray Squirrel

This publication describes the habitat, food, water habits, home range and tree cover for the …

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