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Have You Tried Saskatoon Berries?

If you love local berries you will love saskatoon berries, grown in the Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Watauga County Educational Garden. …

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Five Blueberry Facts

5 Fun Facts Blueberries provide year-round beauty in the landscape as well as nutritious, delicious fruit. They are native to …

Butternut squash in flower

Butternut Squash

Historically, breeders focused on the needs of commercial farmers to maximize the number of squash per plant, the size …

Watauga Lawn & Garden Programs

About Our Lawn & Garden Programs The Consumer Horticulture program is designed to assist homeowners with needs related to ornamental …

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This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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Dogs and Turfgrass Interactions

This publication answers common questions dog owners may have about lawn care. Topics include what …

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Soil, Plots, and Planters

This publication, chapter 8 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Food Garden Design

This publication, chapter 4 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

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Tall Fescue Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This factsheet provides instructions on how to properly care for tall fescue grass year round. …

St. Augustinegrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This calendar contains suggestions designed to help in the care and maintenance of St. Augustinegrass …