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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 3 counties: Hyde, Tyrrell, Washington Counties


Recent Posts by Gene Fox

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Got Boxwoods, Have Problems?

I’ve been in and out of town the last few weeks with conferences, workshops, and training. While I am …

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Urban Trees

Urban trees have a tough row to hoe! Imagine, if you will, living in starvation for most of your …

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What Is My Favorite Season?

My youngest daughter, Willa Grace (6), asked me what my favorite season is this week. I really had to …

Picking and Keeping Pumpkins

It seems like it is finally fall! These cool nights and moderate temperature days feel so good. This is …

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What in the wide world of horticulture is a geophyte? Well, I didn’t know to be honest. As I was …

Non-astringent Persimmon

What Is This Orange Fruit?

I am teaching an Extension Master Gardener℠ training series right now at the Beaufort County Center. This is where …

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N.C. Cooperative Extension, Beaufort County Center