Don’t forget our own pages, specific to Orange County, in the Topics menu.
Extension Gardener Extension Gardener Handbook Composting Diseases Insects NC Plant Disease & Insect Clinic submit samples, turf disease ID, plant disease fact sheets, insect info notes Lawns (Turffiles) use the Turf Management menu Plant Selection Soil Testing instructions, submit samples & view reports online
In addition to our own tips, the Missouri Botanical Garden offers comprehensive, well-designed monthly gardening guides. Please be aware that the timing differs from our area and that the presence/severity of problems can also differ.
Planting & Harvesting Guide for Piedmont Vegetables & Herbs local planting & harvest times from Chatham County Central NC Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs 2012, incorporates the Chatham info plus more Planting dates for vegetables by month same as above, but ordered by month Vegetable Planting Guide: Piedmont & coastal plain nice easy-to-read guide, good graphics NC CES’s detailed guide, with suggested varieties