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Flooded landscape

Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

From the Vine – Fall Armyworms

In recent days there have been widespread and numerous reports of fall armyworm infestations and damage to pastures across …

From the Vine: Tree Decline

Have you noticed any of your ornamental trees or shrubs beginning to decline recently? If not, you are one …

From the Vine: Drought Tips

According to the North Carolina drought management advisory council, Sampson County is currently experiencing abnormally dry to moderate drought …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Illustration of a red raspberry trellis

Raspberries in the Home Garden

Raspberries are delicious and nutritious addition to the home garden. However, raspberries can be difficult …

Mapleworm egg cluster

Greenstriped Mapleworm

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

12 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 3. Greenhouse whitefly nymph.

Greenhouse Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the greenhouse whitefly, an insect …

12 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Specialty Crops in North Carolina: Acreage and Distribution

With the increasing diversity of North Carolina agriculture, it is important to document and assess …

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For square spacing, the distance between plants within rows (X)

Selection and Use of Stress-Tolerant Bedding Plants for the Landscape

Each of us are subjected to stresses and pressures every day in our home, work, …

Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees

Every nurseryman should know how to prune trees and the reason for the various pruning …

Figure 1. Flowering pot

Plant Propagation by Stem Cuttings

Propagation by stem cuttings is the most commonly used method to propagate many woody ornamental …

Figure 1. Simple layering

Plant Propagation by Layering

Stems that are still attached to their parent plant may form roots where they come …