Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

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 …

Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes and addresses how to control them in turf.

1 week agoTurfFiles

Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes in turfgrasses.

1 week agoTurfFiles
Figure 1. The computation of greenhouse volumes

Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables

This publication includes a key to identifying insects that can affect vegetable production. Asparagus, beans …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1 A-F, line drawings of winged insects

Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs

This publications contains detailed drawings and descriptions to aid in identifying pests and insects of …

2 weeks ago

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

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

2 weeks ago
cutworm larva

Cutworms in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of cutworms in strawberries.

2 weeks ago

Zoysiagrass Mites

This publication discusses the biology and control of zoysiagrass mites, occasional pests of turfgrass in …

2 weeks agoTurfFiles

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).