Harnett County,
North Carolina

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2009 Ask The Hort Agent Columns

2009 Ask the Hort Agent Columns

January 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

January 7, 2009 - Are pomegrantes worth the horticultural effort?

January 15, 2009 - How can I reap the rewards of healthy fruit in my diet?

January 23, 2009 - Can persimmon fruit be dangerous?

January 29, 2009 - Should I plant a tree to offset my carbon footprint?


February 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

February 6, 2009 - What is a chinkapin?

February 13, 2009 - Can I use flower blooms to remind me of gardening chores?

February 20, 2009 - Are the rumors true about cocoa mulch and dogs?

February 27, 2009 - What is tearing the bark off my trees?


March 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

March 5, 2009 - How will recent low temperatures affect my plants?

March 13, 2009 - How can I prevent weeds from growing in my vegetable garden?

March 20, 2009 - Is there anything I can do to reduce the amount of pollen this spring?

March 24, 2009 - How do I know the vegetables in the store are safe?


April 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

April 1, 2009 - Jesus' crown of thorns was made from what plant?

April 8, 2009 - Are ticks out already?

April 15, 2009 - How should I fertilize my vegetables?

April 24, 2009 - What can I do to control fire ants and not hurt my pets?

April 30, 2009 - Is it safe to use manure on my vegetable garden?


May 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

May 6, 2009 - What are these bees doing hovering around my barn?

May 12, 2009 - Can I save a lot of money by growing my own vegetables?

May 22, 2009 - What is the weed that grows in my walkways which has leaves shaped like a wooden spoon?

May 29, 2009 - What is causing these huge populations of insects around my house?


June 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

June 4, 2009 - What is this white powdery substance on my crape myrtle leaves?

June 12, 2009 - What is the best way to keep my face from getting too much sun while gardening?

June 19, 2009 - Do traps reduce Japanese beetle populations?

June 24, 2009 - What can be done to minimize the potential of catching my landscape on fire with fireworks?


July 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

July 2, 2009 - What is causing my lawn to have large dead spots?

July 10, 2009 - What is causing the leaves on my tree to turn yellow?

July 17, 2009 - Can weed killers be applied before you see the weeds?

July 24, 2009 - How did buffalo gourds get their name?

July 31, 2009 - What can I do about the bagworms eating my trees and shrubs?


August 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

August 7, 2009 - Why is okra so slimy?

August 12, 2009 - Can I grow grass in my house for my cat to snack on?

August 20, 2009 - What kind of worm is eating the leaves off my trees and shrubs?

August 28, 2009 - Does my lawn need a fall feeding?


September 2009 - Ask The Hort Agent Columns

September 3, 2009 - Is this a good time of year to plant a memorial tree?

September 10, 2009 - How can I make sure my sweetpotatoes are sweet?

September 17, 2009 - How can a cover crop be useful in a residential scenario?

September 24, 2009 - What is causing these spit-like blobs on my grape vines?

September 28, 2009 - Why are these so many spider webs in the fall?


October 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

October 8, 2009 - Can male ginkgo trees have fruit?

October 16, 2009 - Are collards sweeter after a frost?

October 21, 2009 - What is the purpose of Farm-City Week?

October 29, 2009 - Will the change from Daylight Saving Time affect my gardening?


November 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

November 6, 2009 - How can I get ladybugs out of my house?

November 10, 2009 - How can I make sure my sweetpotatoes are sweet?

November 12, 2009 - Can onions prevent the swine flu?

November 20, 2009 - Does the North Carolina state seal have a Horn of Plenty on it?

November 25, 2009 - Can we grow tea plants?


December 2009 - Ask the Hort Agent Columns

December 3, 2009 - Can hedge apples be grown on the east coast?

December 10, 2009 - Are cedar shavings good for bedding in my dog's house?

December 14, 2009 - Can I control aphids on my crape myrtles this time of year?

December 23, 2009 - How did black-eyed peas get to be the New Year bean?

 
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