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Debbie Dillion

Debbie Dillion

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Union County Centerdddillio@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Mailing Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112

Job Description Consumer Horticulture providing educational programming for NC Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, homeowners, landscapers, and pesticide applicators.

Website union.ces.ncsu.edu

Recent Posts by Debbie Dillion

Mulch in Truck Bed, What is in Mulch, What is the Purpose of Mulch, Mulch Near Me, Facts About Mulch

What's Growing in Your Mulch?

There are several decay organisms that will live and thrive in the hardwood mulch in your garden. Mushrooms are …

Growing in a Container, How to Garden in a Container, We Grow Union County, North Carolina

How to Garden in a Container

Townhomes, condominiums, apartments, and small in-town lots don’t give you much room to grow plants. You may only have …

White Fringe Tree, Trees in NC, North Carolina Trees, Union County Trees, Trees, Forage,

White Fringe Tree

White Fringe Tree (Chionanthus virginicus) is also known as Old-man’s-beard, or sometimes as Gray-beard. It grows native in the …

Fertilizing House Plants, How to Fertilize House Plants, Fertilizing, Home Plant Care, How to Take Care of Plants in the Home, Plants Near Me,

How to Fertilize House Plants

Generally speaking, house plants should be fertilized regularly when they are receiving optimum environmental conditions (water, light, temperature, humidity), …

Planting, Gardening in NC, NC Weather, North Carolina Weather, When Does it Frost in NC, NCAA, Union County, Charlotte

When to Plant

On March 13, Union County had a hard freeze and, even though I covered my blueberries with 3 layers …

Carpenter Ants, Ants in NC, Ants in North Carolina, North Carolina Ants

What Are Carpenter Ants?

There are several species of carpenter ants in North Carolina, but the black carpenter ant is the one most …

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