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Cover photo for Anthracnose on Liriope

Anthracnose on Liriope

Liriope, often called Lilyturf, is a broadleaf evergreen, clump-forming, perennial. It resembles ornamental grass but it is not a true …

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Feed the Birds

Landscaping for Birds Plants that attract songbirds Plants that attract hummingbirds Use the left column of the Plant Toolbox to narrow your …

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NCDA&CS Soil Test Form for Gardeners

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Soil Test Form for Gardeners. Download the form —– —– —– Soil Testing NCDA&CS Soils Lab …

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Wildlife Friendly Landscapes

Visit this new portal for information on Wildlife Friendly Landscapes. You’ll find information on: Why landscape for wildlife How to make …

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