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Cover photo for Gaston Grower Spotlight - September 2020

Gaston Grower Spotlight - September 2020

September’s Gaston Grower Spotlight highlights the practice of double cropping small grains and soybeans. Double cropping wheat and soybeans …

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Preparing for Fall-Tall Fescue Management

Tall Fescue As the days keep creeping toward September landscapers and homeowners should be preparing themselves for cool-season grass management. …

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Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

Master Gardener Class 2020

Do you enjoy plants and gardening? Looking to learn more and hone your skills…but don’t know where to go? If …

Experiences Are the Perfect Gift

N.C. Cooperative Extension has several opportunities for the Gift Experience you could be looking for and are available for …

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Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

When: December 7, 2019 9 a.m. to noon Where: Gaston Citizens Resource Center, 1303 Dallas- Cherryville Hwy, Dallas Cost: $20 This workshop teaches the basics …

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Annual Sedge

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of annual sedge and addresses how to control it as …

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Annual Bluegrass

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of annual bluegrass.

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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

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This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of roundleaf greenbriar.

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This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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Yellow Woodsorrel

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow woodsorrel.

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Yellow Nutsedge

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Yellow Foxtail

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow foxtail.

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