Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

JCrA Logo

JCRA Winter Symposium

“The Winter Garden” Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 8 a.m.–noon Visualize how to plan and plant for diversity as you bring …

JCrA Logo

Gardening in the South

JC Raulston Symposium designed for new gardeners and gardeners new to the Triangle. Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.–noon Dr. …

Flooded landscape

Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

Cover photo for Raised Bed Construction Workshop

Raised Bed Construction Workshop

For some home gardeners, topsoil is very scarce or nonexistent depending on where their house is located. This can …

Cover photo for FFA Club Garden

FFA Club Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cherokee County is helping the Murphy Middle School FFA club start a market garden to be …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

Keeping weeds out early in the season is very important for cole crops that are …

Weed Management in Okra

Being related to cotton, okra can be a poor competitor with weeds, particularly early in …

Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Yard Wastes

This eight-page publication explains how you can build and maintain a compost pile to manage …

7 hours ago
Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Bacterial leaf spot on geranium

Bacterial Leaf Spot on Greenhouse Ornamentals

This factsheet covers management of bacterial spot on ornamentals.