A Guide for Small-Scale Outdoor Cultivation on Logs
North Carolina Cooperative Extension
Regularly producing sustainable yields of high-quality cherries is possible only where site and other conditions are near optimal. Properly evaluating a prospective orchard location, determining available resources, and establishing the orchard take careful planning. Because establishing an orchard involves significant expense and long-term commitment, consider all factors before deciding to plant cherries.
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American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium L.) is a shade-requiring, herbaceous plant native to the hardwood forests of eastern North America. Its fleshy root and short underground stem are perennial. The leaves and stems die at the end of the growing season and regrow each spring.
North Carolina State University
Organic greenhouse vegetable production is regularly practiced by certified organic farmers and market gardeners, and has potential for wider adaptation by established greenhouse operators and entry level growers as a niche market or sustainable method of production. This publication focuses on organic methods of greenhouse vegetable production, and it is supplemented with a listing of greenhouse resources.
This guide for organic blueberry production is an outline of cultural and pest management practices and includes topics that have an impact on improving plant health and reducing pest problems. The guide is divided into sections, but the interrelated quality of organic cropping systems makes each section relevant to the others.
The Fruits and Vegetables Import Manual covers all fresh fruits and vegetables, including fresh herbs and sprouts and immature nuts that have not been separated from their husk, that are imported from any foreign country, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, or Northern Mariana Islands. These fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs must be intended for consumption—not planting or growing. Only the approved plant part(s) of the fresh fruits, vegetables, or herbs is allowed entry.