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Time to Seed!

Fall is the best time for renovation and seeding of cool-season lawns. Temperatures are currently normal for early September, …

Raleigh Turf Field Day 2022

Great Event!

NC State had a great turnout for the (August 10th) 2022 Turfgrass Field Day with nearly 750 attendees. The …

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Figs - the Forgotten Fruit!

If you have never tasted fresh figs then you are missing out on one of the south’s greatest summer …

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Climate in the NC Coastal Plain

Rebecca Ward, Assistant State Climatologist, Corey Davis, Assistant State Climatologist, and Sheila Saia, Associate Director of the State Climate …

Blueberries - the Perfect Pick!

Written by: Charlotte Glen, Horticulture Agent Finding locally grown, farm fresh blueberries is an easy task in our area, considering …

The Worm Is Out of the Bag!

Written by: Charlotte Glen, Horticulture Agent Do you have shrubs that have been covered with brown, spindle shaped sacks all …

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