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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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40 Gallon Challenge

Take the pledge to conserve water! Complete the survey to identify ways that you could save an additional 40 gallons of water each day.  There are indoor and outdoor strategies. Boost your county’s MORE » – from   Gardening

Blackberry flowering

Blackberries are in full bloom or beyond at the Piedmont Research Station today. Here are some shots  taken from the RCA trellis plots. All cultivars have some flower kill as can be seen …

– from the   Team Rubus blog

Damage to blackberry flowers at 27°F

There are reports coming of damage to blackberry flower bud from the freeze on Feb 5/6.Make sure you check your fields to assess damage.  Left  image above shows shoot damage, leaves and buds …

– from the   Team Rubus blog

Help needed for SWD project!

Measuring spotted wing drosophila impacts – Your help needed!— Written By Hannah Burrack (5 days ago)Our recently funded USDA NIFA Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) project Sustainable Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Management for United States Fruit Crops is surveying fruit …

– from the   Team Rubus blog
Peach Tree

Comprehensive Resource for Fruit Trees

Kentucky State University Pawpaw Fruit/Nut Disease Information Notes Videos Peach Planting and Pruning Videos Planting a Peach Tree Pruning a Young Peach Tree Pruning a 2 Year-old Peach Tree Pruning a Mature Peach MORE »

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 »

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Arboretum Guided TourSun May 8, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
— 4 days away
JCRA Mulch SaleTue May 10, 2016
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
https://goo.gl/maps/ppBENgWkiK22
— 6 days away
Day Tripping to Meredith Arboretum and Gardens at Meredith CollegeTue May 10, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Meredith College, 3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607.
— 6 days away
Chrysanthemum Propagation WorkshopSat May 14, 2016
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 1 week away
Bonsai Lecture and WorkshopSat May 14, 2016
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 1 week away
Arboretum Guided TourSun May 15, 2016
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.
— 2 weeks away
Vegetable Gardening: From Site Selection to HarvestWed May 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
— 2 weeks away
Got 2 Be NC Festival (NCDA&CS)Fri May 20 - Sun May 22, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh, NC
— 2 weeks away
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