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Cari Mitchell

Cari Mitchell

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Alexander County
Street Address: 151 West Main Avenue
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Mailing Address: 151 W Main Ave STE 2
Taylorsville, NC 28681-2518

Job Description Commercial Horticulture, Home Horticulture, Extension Master Gardeners, Local Foods, & Pesticide Coordinator

Recent Posts by Cari Mitchell

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Alexander County Native Plant Sale

The N.C. Cooperative Extension – Alexander County Center will be hosting a native plant sale September 14–15, 2022 outside the …

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Slime Molds

Have you seen anything like this in your mulch beds this summer? Collectively, these are called slime molds. Even …

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Brown Patch

Brown patch lesions on tall fescue: NC State If you are irrigating your lawn too much during all this hot …

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July Garden Calendar

Plants in Flower Trumpet Creeper Butterfly Weed Daylily Phlox Red Hot Poker Rose-of-Sharon Sourwood Crapemyrtle St. John’s Wort Abelia Big Leaf & Oakleaf Hydrangea Chaste-Tree Canna Dahlia Penstemon Salvia Agastache sp. Coreopsis sp. Shasta Daisy Summer annuals red hot poker …

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Scale Testing

If you buy, sell, or trade items based on weight, you need to have your scales certified annually. (Unless …

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June Garden Calendar 2022

Plants in Flower Southern Magnolia Yucca Coreopsis Smoketree Hypericum Poppy Rosebay Rhododendron Trumpet Creeper Canna Oakleaf Hydrangea Phlox Red Hot Poker Gardenia Butterfly Weed Rose-of-Sharon Rose Daylily summer annuals Summer Spirea Balloon Flower Florist Hydrangea Stokesia Figure 1: Stokes aster (Stokesia laevis) Figure …

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April Garden Calendar

Plants in Flower & Plants of Interest: Flowering cherry Redbud Ajuga Weigela Bloodroot Columbine Bleeding heart Pieris Jack-in-the-Pulpit Trillium Anemone Azaleas Figure 1: bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) Figure2: pieris (Pieris japonica.) Figure 3: redbud flowers …

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