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Horticulture InfoSearches

Need answers to floriculture, vegetable, fruit, or weed questions? The Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Vincent Choice

Get Answers with
Horticulture InfoSearches

Need answers to floriculture, vegetable, fruit, or weed questions? The Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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NC Community Gardens Directory

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Gardens Directory

Community gardens are growing across North Carolina! This directory & map connects gardeners, volunteers and eaters with community gardens across the state and provides information about the number of gardens, their locations, the types of gardens, the year they were started and much more. We hope you will consider adding your garden to the map!

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Southeastern Vegetable Handbook

Southeastern U.S.
Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Vegetable Crop Handbook includes: Current, research-based information developed from research and Extension projects conducted throughout the southeastern United States A practical, single source guide that conveniently fits on your dashboard Which variety to plant, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover crops selection and conservation tillage options Pesticide selection, fertigation, plasticulture, post-harvest handling, alternative pest management tools and suggestions as well as many other topics

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Bryce Lane

Introduction to Plant Identification popular

The Path to Successful Gardening  Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC Raulston Arboretum Registration $220 (Friends of the Arboretum Members, $180) Syllabus MORE » – from   Gardening

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Hard to think about winter weeds now, but it is time popular

Winter is still months away but the time to apply preemergence herbicides to control fall-germinating weeds is upon us.  Winter annual weeds such as henbit, chickweed, annual bluegrass, and vetch will germinate as MORE »

Topics for NARBA Grower meetings in 2016

From the Executive Secretary of NARBA...Debby is looking for topics for the National and Regional meetings of NARBA to be held in Williamsburg in March 2016 and Savannah in January 2016.This is a reminder that …

– from the   Team Rubus blog

Pocket Scouting Guide revised in 2015

The popular Extension publication A Pocket Guide to IPM Scouting in Highbush Blueberries has been revised (April 2015) and is again available from Michigan State University. This third edition includes information on …

– from the   The NC Blueberry Journal blog
Bermudagrass creeping stem and foliage

Bermudagrass control in landscapes

Bermudagrass, crabgrass and other annual grasses seem to defy the drought conditions that make our landscape plants wilt.  Annual grassy weeds, like crabgrass, can be removed by hand and controlled with mulches and MORE »

Nutsedge is up, more at 11….

As I was walking across campus today I found the first true sign that spring is here — purple nutsedge was up and growing.  That’s a sure signal that more nutsedge and spring MORE »

Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot? popular

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics program, produced this very practical educational video on how to grow bloodroot. While the MORE »

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Drawing in Nature II: Botanical Illustration with Colored PencilSat Aug 29, 2015 Today
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606.
— 10 hours ago
8th Annual NC Pawpaw FestivalSat Aug 29, 2015 Today
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Forsyth County Agriculture Building, 1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, NC
— 9 hours ago
Arboretum Guided TourSun Aug 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Tour begins at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 15 hours away
Arboretum Guided TourSun Aug 30, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Tour begins at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 19 hours away
Introduction to Plant Identification: The Path to Successful GardeningTue Sep 1, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606.
— 3 days away
Soil Preparation, Extension Gardener SeminarThu Sep 3, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC, United States
— 5 days away
Arboretum Guided TourSun Sep 6, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Tour begins at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 1 week away
Arboretum Guided TourSun Sep 6, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Tour begins at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 1 week away
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