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Gardening Conference Registration Now Open!

June 7 – 9, 2018 Greenville Convention Center 303 Greenville Blvd SW Greenville, NC 27834 The North Carolina Extension Master Gardenersm Volunteer Association (NCEMGVA) invites you to …

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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

Garden Badge

Garden Badge Friday, May 19, 2017 6-8pm Wilson Botanical Gardens Wilson Agricultural Center 1806 SW Goldsboro St. Wilson, NC Offered by the Wilson County Extension Master …

Seeding Starting

Seed Starting Whether you want the first bloom or want to extend your harvest, starting your seeds indoors can give …

Winter Gardening Concerns

Sometimes gardeners forget that plants, specifically evergreens continue to take up moisture in the winter. Evergreens are plants such …

Storing Winter Squash and Pumpkins

Whether you grew pumpkins and winter squash or if you are purchasing pumpkins for Halloween and Thanksgiving there are …

Azalea Caterpillars

Now is the time for the arrival of azalea caterpillars for this year. Azalea caterpillars, Datana major, are among …

Quarantine of Emerald Ash Borer

There are 12 counties in North Carolina under quarantine now for the Emerald Ash Borer. To see the press release …

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Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

The identification and management of basil downy mildew is discussed in this factsheet.

Monilochaetes infuscans.

Sweetpotato Scurf

This factsheet describes the identification and management of sweetpotato scurf.

R. stolonifer Sporangia

Rhizopus Soft Rot of Sweetpotato

This factsheet covers the identification and management of Rhizopus soft rot of sweetpotatoes.

Dark, dry lesion on sweetpotato typical of black rot caused by C

Black Rot of Sweetpotato

This publication covers the identification and control of black rot in sweetpotatoes.

Late blight on leaves

Tomato Late Blight

This factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

Photo of lesions on a potato and a stem.

Potato Late Blight

Potato blight, the pathogen best known for causing the Irish potato famine, is described in …

Botrytis on tomato stem

Botrytis Gray Mold of Tomato

This factsheet discusses the identification of Botrytis gray mold, a fungus of tomatoes.

Lettuce drop symptoms

Lettuce Drop

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor, a fungal …