March weather usually gives us a little taste of spring and gardens begin to come alive as we near April. Below are gardening tips for March:
Trees, shrubs and flowers
Fruits, vegetables and herbs
Apples and peaches require regular spraying for reliable production. Start a spray program as soon as the petals fall from the flowers. Spray every 10 to 14 days with a home fruit tree spray.
Jessica Strickland is an Agriculture Extension Agent, specializing in horticulture for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Wayne County.
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Growing Fruits & Pecans Workshop, March 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wayne County Extension Office, The Maxwell Center, 3114B Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro. This workshop will cover how you can successfully grow fruiting plants including muscadine grapes, blueberries, tree fruits and pecans. Registration fee is $5. Pre-registration is not required. Arrive a few minutes early to register.