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2014 Pitt County
Master Gardener/Arboretum Plant Sale

Saturday, May 17, 2014      FLYER 403 Government Circle, Suite 2, Greenville, NC  27834 9-10 a.m.  Friends Preview Plant Sale 10 -12 Noon  Public Plant Sale 11 a.m.  Plant Swap

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2014 Pitt County
Master Gardener/Arboretum Plant Sale

Saturday, May 17, 2014      FLYER 403 Government Circle, Suite 2, Greenville, NC  27834 9-10 a.m.  Friends Preview Plant Sale 10 -12 Noon  Public Plant Sale 11 a.m.  Plant Swap

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Pitt County Arboretum
Tour Themes Announced

The Pitt County Arboretum has announced it's tour themes for 2015. Tours are on the first Thursday of each month. Tours start at 10 am from September to May and at 9am during June through August. Call 252-902-1709 for more information. Registration is not required. Meet under the shelter in front of the Pitt County Agricultural Center at 403 Government Circle, Greenville, NC 27834 2015 GARDEN TOUR THEMES

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Gardening and
Landscaping Announcements

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and blogspot for Gardening and Landscaping Info: Twitter Facebook Pitt County Arboretum Blogspot Join us in taking the 40 Gallon Challange Go to http://www.40gallonchallenge.org to learn about and enter your home and landscape water saving techniques and help us all save water for the future. Find Horticulture Jobs: https://twitter.com/HortJobs4U 2012 Showstopper Plants: Showstoppers12flyer.pdf

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Tar Heel Classic
Jackpot Goat Show

The Tar Heel Classic Show will be on March 28. Entries are due by March 20.

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S.B.I. ACADEMY popular

Science. Biotechnology. Investigate. A murder mystery at 4-H Biotechnology Camp, July 7-9, 2015, NC Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC MORE »

Tar Heel Classic Jackpot Goat Show popular

The Tar Heel Classic Jackpot Goat Show will be March 28 at the Pitt County Fair Grounds. Classes include showmanship, market goats, breeding does and a costume class. Entries are due by March MORE »

2014 Upper Coastal Plain Station

Greenhouse Nutrition popular

There has been a lot of discussion about the do’s and don’ts of greenhouse fertility management. As we approach the greenhouse season, take a look at these publications from the Soil Science Department MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

2014 NC Cotton Variety Performance

Cotton variety selection is one the most important decisions affecting the grower’s bottom line. Once a variety is planted, the genetic yield potential for that particular field is set for that season. Beyond MORE » – from   Cotton

Phytogen names commercial varieties.

Phytogen has promoted 4 experimental varieties to their commercial line. The new varieties are PHY 312 WRF, PHY 444 WRF, PHY 487 WRF and PHY 552 WRF. Below is a link to the MORE » – from   Cotton

Xtendflex variety trial results

Below are results of two trials comparing Xtendflex cotton varieties to several commercial standards conducted by Dr. Alan York. All of these varieties may not be commercially available. From what I understand at MORE » – from   Cotton

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NED 4-H Teen Retreat Hero Pack Wish List

4-H & North Carolina Operation: Military Kids Hero Family Pack Wish List for Northeast District 4-H Teen Retreat The Hero Family Pack initiative is an outreach effort of North Carolina Operation: Military Kids MORE »

Pitt County Cotton Variety Test

Please take time and visit the Pitt County Cotton Variety Test that features 15 varieties from various seed companies.  The Cotton Variety Test is located on Scott Farms on Hwy 11 and Futrell MORE »

What’s Killing My Centipede Lawn?

            Large patch is the most damaging disease of centipede lawns in eastern North Carolina. Watch for it this spring. It also occurs in St. Augustine, and zoysia. Excessive nitrogen fertility, fertilizing too MORE »

Prevent Crabgrass Now

Crabgrass is a summer annual grass that germinates in the spring in eastern North Carolina.  It competes with lawn grasses and grows faster giving the lawn a bad look before the lawn grass MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Pitt County Arboretum TourThu Mar 5, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
403 Government Cir, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
— 3 days away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
Urban Forestry Webinar Series: Urban InterfaceThu Mar 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Wildflower WorkshopMon Apr 20, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Pitt County Arboretum, 403 Government Circle, Greenville, NC 27834, United States
— 2 months away
Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 months away
Pitt County Arboretum Plant SaleSat May 16, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
403 Government Cir, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
— 2 months away
Sustainable Forestry Teachers' Academy - CoastalMon Jun 15 - Thu Jun 18, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Bern, NC, USA
— 3 months away
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