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Gene Fox

Gene Fox

Area Agent, Agriculture - Consumer Horticulture Beaufort County
Street Address: 155-A Airport Rd
Washington, NC 27889
Mailing Address: 155-A Airport Rd
Washington, NC 27889

Job Description I work in all areas of home horticulture from vegetables and fruit to ornamentals, houseplants, and lawns. I also work with commercial landscapers in the area to provide their continuing education credits.

Gene also serves these 4 counties: Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell, Washington Counties


Recent Posts by Gene Fox

What Happened to My Azaleas?

I get these calls from time to time and there are several answers to the question, “What happened to …

What Happened to My Dogwood Tree?

Their graceful lying branches with creamy white flowers mark the beginning of Spring so beautifully. As I see them …

Column Stinkhorn (Clathrus columnatus)

Stinkhorn Mushrooms

The caller explained that they had these alien-looking, pink things that resembled the pi sign. I said, “The what …

The attached chart, from The NC State Climate Office, shows the accumulation of Growing Degree Days (a measure of heat units) from January 1, 2024 through February 27, 2024, given a base temperature of 50°F.

Is It Spring Yet?

I had an interesting call earlier this week, one that made me stop and think. At NC State Cooperative …

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