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TitleCollectionDate
Plant Propagation by Stem Cuttings01/31/1999
Plant Propagation by Layering01/31/1999
Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs07/08/2016
Plant Propagation by Leaf, Cane, and Root Cuttings01/31/1999
Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide09/04/2015
Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden02/15/2018
Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs06/15/2016
2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual01/13/2021
North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook MAIN DOCUMENTNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Galls on Oaks11/04/2002
Butterflies in Your Backyard05/03/2016
Pests of Beans and PeasInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs08/04/2016
16. Vegetable GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Collard Greens06/22/2020
A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing08/20/2019
Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home Gardener02/28/1998
Blackberries for the Home Garden05/13/2019
Pests of OkraInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade07/01/2021
Ambrosia Beetle Pests of Nursery and Landscape Trees02/01/2009
How to Organize a Community Garden06/17/2019
Pests of TomatoInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Mealybugs08/01/2010
Lady Beetles in the Landscape05/01/1997
General Pruning Techniques04/07/2020
Pests of CarrotsInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Crapemyrtle Aphid05/01/2009
Pests of SweetpotatoInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Pests of PotatoInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables MAIN DOCUMENTInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables01/01/2003
Roses for North Carolina09/30/1994
Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards04/07/2017
Summer Cover Crops02/28/1999
Soft Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants08/01/2010
Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants08/01/2010
Options for Backyard Stream Repair08/08/2018
Postemergence, Non-Selective Herbicides for Landscapes and Nurseries10/31/1998
Flower Thrips06/01/2010
Pests of EggplantInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Winterizing the Herb Garden01/31/1999
Wheel Bug05/01/1997
Pests of AsparagusInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables01/01/2003
Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes06/01/2010
Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs07/01/2009
Organic Sweet Corn Production11/30/2005
Pests of PeppersInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Controlling Mite Pests in Earthworm Beds03/01/1997
Darkwinged Fungus Gnats01/01/2004
Black Turpentine Beetle08/01/2003
Pests of ConifersInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Postemergence Grass Control in Landscapes and Nurseries09/21/2018
Dealing With Snakes After a Storm09/16/2018
Pests of RhododendronInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
A Small Backyard Greenhouse for the Home Gardener02/01/1996
Pests of OnionInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Landscape Management Calendar05/03/2021
How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont04/04/2019
Appendix G. Permaculture DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Pests of LettuceInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Pests of BoxwoodInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Euonymus Scale04/01/2009
Western Flower Thrips07/01/2009
Cottony Cushion Scale08/01/2010
Indian Wax Scale Insect05/01/2009
Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers09/16/2015
Kale06/22/2020
Springtails06/01/2002
Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants09/01/2009
Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants06/01/2009
Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs MAIN DOCUMENTInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
A Gardener's Guide to Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs01/01/2001
Pests of AzaleaInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens05/06/2020
Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont01/01/2011
Appendix E. Season Extenders and GreenhousesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Choosing and Using Edible Flowers11/07/2019
Weed Management in Annual Color Beds06/30/2007
Pests of LigustrumInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Asparagus03/27/2020
Pillbugs and Sowbugs05/01/1997
Pests of Sweet CornInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Pests of GardeniaInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook MAIN DOCUMENTCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water Quality01/01/2000
Managing Backyards and Other Urban Habitats for Birds05/12/2017
Soil, Plots, and PlantersCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Barklice06/01/2004
Pests of DogwoodInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Before the Cut03/31/2020
Tools to Make the Cut04/01/2020
Sooty Molds11/01/2002
Azalea Stem Borer01/01/1994
Composting in Childcare Center Gardens08/03/2020
Leafminer Flies08/01/2010
Black Vine Weevil11/01/2003
Pests of LilacInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes10/29/2017
Root Inhibitors05/10/2016
21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape04/01/2002
Pests of HollyInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Cottony Maple Leaf Scale08/01/2010
Food Garden DesignCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants02/01/1997
Appendix D. Garden ToolsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
False Spider Mites05/01/1997
Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home GardensFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
Ash Whitefly in North Carolina01/01/2010
Tea Scale05/01/2009
Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite01/01/2011
Pests of Crape MyrtleInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Pests of EuonymusInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Pests of PyracanthaInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Pests of RoseInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens09/16/2015
Cicadas in the Landscape05/01/2002
Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens09/24/2020
Spring-Flowering Bulbs: Trials in North Carolina01/01/1988
Carpenterworm05/01/2001
Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research11/14/2018
Appendix H. Community Gardening ResourcesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Slugs & Snails on Ornamental Plants04/01/1998
IntroductionCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the Home09/01/2009
Growing FoodCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Brown Soft Scale04/01/1998
Cypress Weevil03/01/2004
Granulate Ambrosia Beetle Trapping03/01/2002
Mini-Gardening03/31/1995
Organizing a Community Recycling Program08/19/2019
Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens09/16/2015
Getting StartedCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
GleaningFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps01/11/2018
Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments06/22/2017
Hints for Fall-Planted Spring and Early Summer Flowering Bulbs09/30/1993
Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money06/09/2020
Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens09/16/2015
Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens08/03/2020
Introduction: Food Banks and Food PantriesFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
March Flies05/01/1997
Hemispherical Scale08/01/2010
Fungus-Infected Seedcorn Maggot Flies04/01/1994
Pests of CamelliaInsect and Related Pests of Shrubs01/01/1993
Site SelectionCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
ManagementCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Funding and ResourcesCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
TroubleshootingCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
OrganizationCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Food Pantry Produce MarketsFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
Greenhouse Whitefly05/01/2000
Twobanded Japanese Weevil08/01/1994
Black Twig Borer09/01/2003
Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information02/28/2020
Beyond the Garden GateCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Site PreparationCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension MAIN DOCUMENTFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry DonationsFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
Management of Adult Japanese Beetles for Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations06/01/2009
Communities Thrive on Trees04/03/2020
Food Safety and Garden HealthCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines01/01/2013
Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens09/16/2015
Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens09/16/2015
Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens04/04/2020
Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees01/01/1993