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Centipede found in the leaf litter of a garden. Centipedes also have critical roles in our gardens.

Ecological Fall Gardening

Fall is a great time to think about the ecology of your garden. In the past, design and eye …

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Pest Alert - Weeds in Ponds

Weeds and algae in ponds are occurring more frequently in western North Carolina. There are several reasons for this …

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Testing Wells in Henderson County

Many Henderson County residents utilize well water for their drinking water. Well water is usually healthful and has a …

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Collecting Rainwater at Home

The rainy summers of the past few years helped gardeners in Henderson County forget that we need to irrigate …

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Invasive Plant ID and Removal Workshop

Event: Invasive Plant ID and Removal Workshop Date: June 11 Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon Location: Rugby Middle School; 3345 Haywood Road, Hendersonville, NC …

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Managing Landscapes for Wildlife

Yesterday morning while enjoying my morning coffee I looked out of my kitchen window and watched the birds and …

Gardening Series 2021

Home Gardening Series 2021

Are you a Mountain Transplant? Did you recently move to Hendersonville from some other part of the country? Do …

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Pest Alert - Algae in Ponds

Ponds are wonderful landscape features to have on your property. These bodies of water add beauty and value. However, …

NC State Pond publication

Learn How to Manage Your Pond

North Carolina ponds offer excellent fishing for Tarheel anglers and represent a significant portion of the state’s water resources. …

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Farm City Day 2020 Virtual Ag Tour

Farm City Day, an annual agricultural awareness fair started in 1955, celebrates rural traditions, introduces the urban population to …

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Water Quality Monitoring for the Assessment of Watershed Projects

Thirteen agricultural watershed projects were funded jointly by the USDA National Institute of Food and …

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Insights for Developing Successful Agricultural Watershed Products

Thirteen agricultural watershed projects were funded jointly by the USDA National Institute of Food and …

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Identifying Critical Source Areas

Thirteen agricultural projects were funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) …

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Simulation Modeling for the Watershed-scale Assessment of Conservation Practices

Thirteen agricultural watershed projects were funded jointly by the USDA National Institute of Food and …

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Cold Injury and Boron (B) Deficiency in Tobacco Seedlings

This publication describes differences between cold injury and boron deficiency in tobacco seedlings grown …

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Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

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