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Cut dahlias

Extending Cut Dahlia Vase Life

Cut dahlias are perennially popular with growers and consumers because of their stunning beauty, and amazingly diverse colors, shapes, …

Water Lilies as a cut flower crop

Water Lilies as a Cut Flower

Water lilies are not a common cut flower, but they are found now and again at wholesale houses or …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

7 days agoGrow It, Eat It

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

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Managing Lawns and Gardens to Protect Water Quality

The purposes of this factsheet are to identify several major pollutants that often originate in …

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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 …

The Bees of North Carolina: An Identification Guide

Identifying bees on the wing is known to be tricky. The Bees of North Carolina: …

2 weeks ago
Red Thread stand symptoms

Red Thread in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of red thread.

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Spring dead spot stand symptoms.

Spring Dead Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of spring dead spot.

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Large patch stand symptoms.

Large Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of large patch.

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