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North Carolina State University – Information about individual plants.
NCSU Plant Database
The NC Extension Gardener Handbook used in Extension Master Gardener Volunteer training is now available to the public. Check it out below.
Extension Gardener Handbook
Gardening in small spaces: Intensive Vegetable Gardening
Cold Frames: Cold Frames and Hot Beds
Container Grown Vegetables: Intensive Vegetable Gardening
Hemlocks: Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Recommendations for Hemlock Wooly Adelgid Control
Hoop House: Season Extension
Native Plants: Going Native: Urban Landscaping for Wildlife with Native Plants
Non-Native & Invasive Plants: Nonnative Invasive Plants of the Southern Forests
Pesticide Use: Do you Need a License or Certificate
Starting Plants From Seeds
Plant Propagation by Stem Cuttings
Plant Progagation by Layering
Pruning – Shrubs: Rehabbing existing shrubs and trees
Rain Barrels: Rainwater Harvesting
Raised Beds: Intensive Vegetable Gardening
Roses: Roses for North Carolina
Soil Testing: New! Soil Test Submission Forms