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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

Gray Garden Slug found beneath a rotten planter. Slugs like to hide during the day under leaves, wood, or even mulch. Cheryl Moorehead,

Got Slugs?

“What’s eating my hostas?” The caller said, “I come out in the morning and there are these holes in …

I took the photo in our teaching garden here at the Beaufort County Center. This is an older vine (I presume the cultivar to be a superior) in which I have regrown and trained the cordons on to teach how this is done to gardeners in the area.

Muscadine or Scuppernong Grapes

There are few rural residential properties across the Southeast that do not have a grapevine growing somewhere. Be it …

Hammerhead Worm (Bipalium kewense) Picture from Matt Bertone NCSU

Aliens Among Us?

Some things that you see in horticulture just don’t seem natural…sometimes they almost seem like they are alien! Have you …

The Angel Oak's massive branches reach nearly 100 feet from the trunk of the tree. Photo: Charlotte Fox

The Angel Oak

I had the opportunity to travel to Charleston, South Carolina a few weeks back to attend a meeting with …

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N.C. Cooperative Extension, Beaufort County Center