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Stoke’s aster, poppy mallow, and geranium.

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in July!

The month of July presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

A rainy Pollinator Day.

Photos from the 11th Annual Pollinator Day

The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the Chatham County Beekeepers’ Association teamed up to hold their 11th Annual …

Blanketflower, downy wood mint, and phlox.

Three Pollinator Garden Tours in June!

The month of June presents three opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

Wheel bug nymphs emerging.

Birth of an Assassin Bug!

The wheel bug, Arilus cristatus, is North Carolina’s largest assassin bug. It gets its name from the prominent spiny …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Example of an EMGV Facebook page with the correct name, logo

Appendix F. Social Media Policy

This section of the North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Guidelines provides information about …

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Appendix C. Diagnostic Tables

This appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook includes tables to help gardeners identify common problems …

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persimmon

15. Tree Fruit and Nuts

This Tree Fruit and Nuts chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how to select, …

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Figure 4. Formica subsericea.

Formica Ants in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of formica ants, an insect pest …

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Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Figure 1. Extensive green roof on the FedEx Global Education Cen

Plant Selection for Extensive Green Roofs in the Research Triangle Area of North Carolina

This publication describes the evaluation of plant survival and vigor on 11 extensive green roofs …

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Female cicada killer wasp with cicada prey.

Cicada Killer Wasp

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cicada killer wasp, a …

chinese privet

12. Native Plants

This native plants chapter of the Extension Gardener Handbook defines the term native, why gardeners …

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