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Row Cover in the Winter Garden

Earlier this year I talked about fall gardens and I briefly discussed covering your plants in cold weather. Covering …

STEM Bytes Camp

Getting involved with 4-H!

Welcome, 2019! Every year, we set goals and seek out new opportunities. So why not set a new goal …

Southern Farm Show 2019

The Southern Farm Show begins January 30th and runs through February 1st at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. …

Seed Exchange & Catalog Swap

Join your Master Gardener℠ volunteers ofUnion County, Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 7 p.m. for a Seed Exchange and …

Storm Damaged Tree

Storm Damaged Trees

After the recent heavy winds and rain from Hurricane Florence, you may have damage to trees and shrubs in …

Union County Pesticide Disposal Day October 24th

Pesticide Disposal Day - October 24th!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Union County Center, is partnering with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

Bee Gap

Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

Varroa mite

Disease Management and Guidelines for the Honey Bee

It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only …

12/18/18
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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

12/18/18
Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide …

12/17/18Disaster Recovery
Illustration showing how plants stabilize stream banks

Options for Backyard Stream Repair

This publication discusses strategies and techniques for stabilizing stream banks where erosion is an issue.

12/17/18