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Home Orchard

Managing Your Home Orchard

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a Fruit Tree Workshop (free) on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, from 5:30–7:30 …

Little Girl in Strawberry Field

Starting Your Strawberry Patch

In North Carolina, fresh market strawberry production ranks third in the nation behind California and Florida with approximately 1,000 …


Garden "Resolutions" for 2020

Now that we’ve entered the year of 2020, I wondered what types of resolutions are swirling around in the …

Lady Bird Beetle

Lady Bird Beetles

I mention these insects every year and many of you probably know everything I could tell you about them. …


Fall Care for your Lawn

We’re approaching a key date for fertilizing lawns in our area. Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day are good to …

Cover photo for Soil Sampling Season

Soil Sampling Season

Soil samples can be taken anytime of the year. Taking soil samples in the fall will allow you to …

Gardens at the Macon County Environmental Center

Free Garden Tour

The Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Macon County invite the public to a free tour of the gardens at the …

Carpenter Bee

Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees are large, black and yellow bees often seen hovering around the eaves of a house, wooden fences, …

Vegetable Cross-Pollination

Many people believe that by planting related crops close together, such as cantaloupes and cucumbers, the taste of the …


First Time Garden

As spring arrives many people feel an urge to plant and to see vegetables growing in the soil. They …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes in turfgrasses.

1 day agoTurfFiles
S-metolachlor EC contact injury to young rose foliage.

Shoot Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a shoot inhibitor herbicide injury.

Casoron overdose injury symptoms on apple.

Cellulose Inhibitor, Dichlobenil

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a dichlobenil herbicide injury.

Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Flumioxazin spray drift on knockout rose one week after treatmen

Protoporphyrinogen Oxidase (PPO) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitor herbicide injury.

Metribuzin drift on Knockout rose five days after treatment.


This factsheet describes the symptoms of a metribuzin herbicide injury.

Knockout rose tender young foliage is damaged

Cellulose Inhibitors, Indaziflam, and Isoxaben

This factsheet describes the symptoms of cellulose-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Yellow patch stand symptoms.

Yellow Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow patch.

3 days agoTurfFiles