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Coping With Drought

While eastern counties are managing flood conditions, counties in the west are are already experiencing drought. Quick Tips: Plants response to …

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Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

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Figure 1. A conventional septic system.

Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

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Septic System Owner's Guide

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Guiding Your Young Children

This factsheet describes different parenting styles and lists suggested measures parents can take to discipline …

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Plan Before You Plant

Supplemental hand weeding accounts for the majority of landscape bed maintenance costs. When used exclusively, …

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Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

This Entomology Insect Note provides information on the identification and control of fungus gnats in …

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Notas sobre el cultivo de arándanos en Carolina del Norte

pH bajo. Tierra ácida con un pH de 5.0 o menos para arándanos altos (Vaccinium …