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It’s Time for Summer Pruning

Summertime has arrived, and hopefully you are finished planting in your garden. So what’s left to do now? As …

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Nourish Resilience

The outbreak of COVID-19 is undoubtedly stressful for everyone in our community – from residents to businesses alike. Fear …

Vegetable Basket

Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

Boston Lettuce heads in the garden

Lovely Lettuces

Lettuces are an excellent crop for beginners who want to learn more about growing vegetables. They are a minimal …

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2014 Recommended Kentucky Bluegrass Cultivars for North Carolina

This publication offers recommended Kentucky bluegrass cultivars in North Carolina based on NC State University …

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2014 Recommended Tall Fescue Cultivars for North Carolina

This publication offers recommended tall fescue cultivars in North Carolina based on NC State University …

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Figure 1. Immature cottony cushion scale insects.

Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …

Figure 1. Euonymus bush infested with euonymus scale.

Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note discusses how to identify and manage common armored scale insects that …

Citrus mealybugs

Mealybugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of mealybugs, an insect pest of …

Aphid.

Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of aphid pests of ornamental trees, …

Figure 1. Columbine damage by leafminer flies.

Leafminer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of leafminer flies, an insect pest …

Figure 1. Hemispherical scale.

Hemispherical Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of hemispherical scale, an insect pest …