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Non-Biting Midges Emerging

Chironomid midges (“fuzzy bills”) are emerging in large numbers from ponds, lakes as well as the rivers feeding into …

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Seed Germination Workshop

The Speakers Bureau of the Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Program will offer a Seed Germination Workshop, led by Extension …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

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Herbaceous Plants for Wildlife

This publication describes methods for maintaining and establishing herbaceous plants as valuable sources of food …

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I. N.C. Cooperative Extension

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines provides and overview of …

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NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide …

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Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

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III. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines provides an overview of …

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Appendix F. Social Media Policy

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines provides information about social …

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Appendix E. State and Local Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Associations

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines provides information about Master …

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