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Join the Listserv

We communicate through the NC State University Therapeutic-Hort google group so if you haven’t already subscribed, please do that …

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Season Extension

Check out the great Season Extension information and resources on the Growing Small Farms website by Debbie …

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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

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5. Diseases and Disorders

This diseases and disorders chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses how to keep plants …

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White Grubs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of white grubs and addresses how to control them as …

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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

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Preemergence Herbicides for Herbaceous Ornamentals

This table presents information on preemergence herbicides for herbaceous ornamentals.

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Controlling Bamboo in Landscape Plantings

There are many species of bamboo sold in the nursery trade, some more invasive than …

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Herbicide Dose Calculations for Landscape "Islands"

This chart presents the grams of herbicide needed for circular landscape beds of various diameters.

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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.