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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Winter Lawn Care for Tall Fescue

Have you aerated, re-seeded, fertilized, and established a healthy tall fescue lawn this season? If not, it is best …

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A stem failed on this maple due to bad form.

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This guide to lawn maintenance for North Carolina contains information on establishing a new lawn, …

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This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Maximizing the Durability of Athletic Fields

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Claycolored leaf beetles

Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

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