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Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

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Trees & Utilities

This new North Carolina Urban Forest Council publication by NC State University’s Dr. Barb Fair is a wonderful resource …

Hardening Off Tender Plants

Most experienced gardeners recommend “hardening off” transplants to friends and family. Unfortunately, the response is often a long blank …

Hardening Off Tender Plants

Most experienced gardeners recommend “hardening off” transplants to friends and family. Unfortunately, the response is often a long blank …

Helping Honey Bees

Honey bees have been managed by man for hundreds of years, and we are still learning how to care …

What Tree Should Be Planted?

The assignment was to find the best choice for a new planting of trees. The site evaluation included above- …

Winter Weeds in the Lawn

The months of February, March, and April each year include many contacts by local residents expressing concern about weeds …

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Lettuce

This publication discusses growing and harvesting head lettuce, the most important salad vegetable grown in …

Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

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9. Lawns

This lawns chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews installation and care of turfgrass as …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

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Darkwinged fungus gnat

Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

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Cypress weevil

Cypress Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cypress weevil, an insect …

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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 …

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Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …

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