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Community Gardens Publications and Factsheets

TitleCollectionDate
Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs07/08/2016
Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide09/04/2015
Plant Propagation by Stem Cuttings01/31/1999
Plant Propagation by Layering01/31/1999
North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook MAIN DOCUMENTNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Plant Propagation by Leaf, Cane, and Root Cuttings01/31/1999
Eastern North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs06/15/2016
Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs08/04/2016
16. Vegetable GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden02/15/2018
2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual02/15/2019
Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade03/01/1998
Roses for North Carolina09/30/1994
Growing Apple Trees in the Home Garden02/28/1995
Small and Intermediate Trees for North Carolina09/30/1994
Shrubs 1-4 Feet High for North Carolina Landscapes09/30/1993
Butterflies in Your Backyard05/03/2016
A Gardener's Guide to Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs01/01/2001
Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Vegetables01/31/2001
Strawberries in the Home Garden01/31/1993
Options for Backyard Stream Repair08/08/2018
Winterizing the Herb Garden01/31/1999
Asparagus05/15/2015
Weed Management in Annual Color Beds06/30/2007
Postemergence, Non-Selective Herbicides for Landscapes and Nurseries10/31/1998
Growing Perennial Flowers10/31/2001
Starting Plants from Seeds01/31/1999
Planting Techniques for Trees and Shrubs04/30/1997
Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener02/28/1998
Summer Cover Crops02/28/1999
Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards04/07/2017
Blackberries for the Home Garden01/01/2009
Appendix G. Permaculture DesignNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers09/16/2015
Spring-Flowering Bulbs: Trials in North Carolina01/01/1988
Vines for North Carolina Landscapes06/30/1994
Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden01/31/1999
Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont01/01/2011
Topping Trees and Flush Cuts10/01/1997
How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont01/01/2012
A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing01/01/2005
Organic Sweet Corn Production11/30/2005
Pests of OkraInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Managing Backyards and Other Urban Habitats for Birds05/12/2017
Mulches06/30/1994
Shrubs 4-8 Feet High for North Carolina Landscapes09/30/1993
A Small Backyard Greenhouse for the Home Gardener02/01/1996
Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research11/14/2018
Soil, Plots, and PlantersCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Appendix E. Season Extenders and GreenhousesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Choosing and Using Edible Flowers10/20/2014
Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants08/01/2010
Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes06/01/2010
General Pruning Techniques01/01/2013
Ambrosia Beetle Pests of Nursery and Landscape Trees02/01/2009
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
Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home Gardener02/28/1998
Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens07/16/2015
Collard Greens06/22/2015
Qualifiers for Quagmires: Landscape Plants for Wet Sites02/28/1994
21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic GardeningNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Composting in Childcare Center Gardens09/28/2015
Growing FoodCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Crapemyrtle Aphid05/01/2009
Mini-Gardening03/31/1995
A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines01/01/2013
Harvesting Vegetables12/31/1997
Squash Bees12/15/2015
Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens09/16/2015
Kale08/14/2015
Managing Diseases in the Home Vegetable Garden01/01/1992
Pruning Trees and Shrubs01/01/1998
Pests of AsparagusInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables01/01/2003
Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments06/22/2017
Pests of LettuceInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants09/01/2009
Pests of Beans and PeasInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Pests of EggplantInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Weed Control in Vegetable Gardens04/30/1993
The Use of Small and Intermediate Size Trees in the Landscape09/30/1993
Postemergence Grass Control in Landscapes and Nurseries09/21/2018
Pests of CarrotsInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes10/29/2017
Appendix H. Community Gardening ResourcesNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Appendix D. Garden ToolsNorth Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook02/14/2018
Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina10/31/2004
Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry DonationsFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
Cypress Weevil03/01/2004
Boxwood Leafminer01/01/2011
How to Organize a Community Garden01/01/2013
Weed Management for Wildflowers10/31/1993
Introduction: Food Banks and Food PantriesFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants06/01/2009
Pests of Sweet CornInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Vermicomposting in Childcare Center Gardens09/28/2015
Food Garden DesignCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Dealing With Snakes After a Storm09/16/2018
GleaningFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants02/01/1997
Root Inhibitors05/10/2016
Sooty Molds11/01/2002
Pests of OnionInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Pests of PeppersInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Pests of PotatoInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens09/16/2015
OrganizationCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables MAIN DOCUMENTInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables01/01/2003
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the Home09/01/2009
Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs07/01/2009
Soft Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants08/01/2010
Pests of SweetpotatoInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Urban Trees for Use under Utility Lines11/30/1993
Tools to Make the Cut01/01/2013
Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens09/16/2015
Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home GardensFarm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension11/08/2017
Controlling Mite Pests in Earthworm Beds03/01/1997
Management of Adult Japanese Beetles for Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations06/01/2009
Pests of TomatoInsect and Related Pests of Vegetables02/10/2003
Formica Ants in the Landscape06/01/2007
Mulching Trees and Shrubs09/30/2000
Brown Soft Scale04/01/1998
Recommended Trees for Urban Landscapes: Proven Performers for Difficult Sites02/28/2000
Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money03/01/2000
Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens09/16/2015
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
Getting StartedCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps01/11/2018
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
Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Yard Wastes01/01/1992
A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water Quality01/01/2000
Before the Cut01/01/2013
Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens09/16/2015
TroubleshootingCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
IntroductionCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Ash Whitefly in North Carolina01/01/2010
Hints for Fall-Planted Spring and Early Summer Flowering Bulbs09/30/1993
Site SelectionCollard 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
Protecting Plants from Cold Damage09/30/1993
Food Safety and Garden HealthCollard 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
Communities Thrive on Trees04/14/2015
Beyond the Garden GateCollard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening Handbook08/10/2017
Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens06/30/2009
Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees01/01/1993
Organizing a Community Recycling Program03/01/1994