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Cover photo for Wreath Making Workshop 2018

Wreath Making Workshop 2018

Wreath Making Workshop Flyer 2018 Join the Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Roanoke Valley for their annual wreath-making workshop. The workshop …

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Pesticide Credit Class

If anyone is in need of pesticide credits, two classes will be available in Halifax & Northampton Counties. For …

Master Gardener Class

Extension Master Gardener Training is a 6-week course designed to enrich your horticultural knowledge so that you can provide …

Gardening Tips: Q & A

April is National Gardening Month and judging by how often my phone has been ringing lately, people are celebrating …

Gardening Tips: Pruning

Over the many years I’ve writing articles for the Daily Herald, I’ve written about pruning more times than I …

Gardening Tips: Garden Planning

It’s been so cold the last few days I doubt many people are thinking about gardening, let alone actually …

Gardening Tips: Fall Colors

Last week I wrote about the changes that plants undergo in fall that cause their leaves to change color. …

Gardening Tips: Fall Colors

Before we get into the topic of this week’s column, I want to warn everyone of the impending frost. …

Gardening Tips: Fescue

Today is the annual 4-H Golf Tournament at Scotfield Country Club in Scotland Neck, the primary fundraiser for the …

Gardening Tips: Grapes Issues

Compared to most tree fruits and small fruits, grapes are relatively easy to grow. Sure, they require regular pruning, …

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Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

Keeping weeds out early in the season is very important for cole crops that are …

Weed Management in Okra

Being related to cotton, okra can be a poor competitor with weeds, particularly early in …

Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Yard Wastes

This eight-page publication explains how you can build and maintain a compost pile to manage …

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Bacterial leaf spot on geranium

Bacterial Leaf Spot on Greenhouse Ornamentals

This factsheet covers management of bacterial spot on ornamentals.