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Houseplants Class

Do you want to gain more knowledge about common houseplants? N.C. Cooperative Extension of Scotland County can help! Learn …

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Asters: Beautiful Fall Color

Looking for a fall blooming plant? Look no further than Asters. There are several species that will grow well, …

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Gardening in Sandy Soils

“Love the place you live” is a great adage when you have the perfect gardening conditions. But, when you …

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It's Strawberry Pickin' Time

One of the rites of spring is picking and eating lush, ripe, delicious strawberries! Strawberries are a perennial, meaning they …

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Crepe Murder

Crepe Murder You see it every year in the spring, Crepe Murder. What is it, why do people do it …

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Summer and Fall Flowering Bulbs for the Landscape

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Peonies for the Home Landscape

Peonies are long-lived, perennial flowers that produce large flowers in the spring. Colors include black, …

Dahlias for the Home Landscape

Dahlias, are a popular addition to the landscape because they have a wide height range …

Roses for North Carolina

Sooner or later most home gardeners think about growing roses. Landscape uses are quite varied …

Hints for Fall-Planted Spring and Early Summer Flowering Bulbs

This publication offers guidelines on planning a garden and buying bulbs, as well as planting …

Qualifiers for Quagmires: Landscape Plants for Wet Sites

Wet, poorly drained soils present one the most difficult challenges for growing plants in the …

Controlling Sedges in Landscape Plantings

More than 40 sedge species may be found in North Carolina landscapes. Although grass-like in …

Postemergence, Non-Selective Herbicides for Landscapes and Nurseries

Manual removal of weeds is time consuming, expensive, and often results in damage to landscape …