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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

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It All Starts With Some Soil

The events of our country in the last several months have pushed us toward an interesting trend toward self …

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NC Tree Identification

Trees of North Carolina A Free, On-Line Plant Identification tool Featuring native and naturalized trees of North Carolina. Includes images of bark, twigs, …

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This table presents information on preemergence herbicides for herbaceous ornamentals.

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This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Envoy Plus (clethodim).

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