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Flooded landscape

Managing Flooded Landscapes

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

Facts About Giant Hogweed

Giant Hogweed is getting a lot of attention and there is notable concern. The NCDA & CS Plant Industry …

Garden Fresh Tomatoes

Are you growing tomatoes this year in your garden? As I reached to pick my first ripe tomato this …

Cooperative Extension at Work

The Cooperative Extension System is a nationwide educational network that is a collaboration of federal, state and local governments …

Camellia Workshop

Camellias are a cherished plant in the south. They were brought here from Asia and like to live in …

Slime Mold Is Causing Concern

Have patches of black suddenly appeared on your turf? They are probably slime molds that can be unsightly but …

Centipede Decline

Declining centipede is still a major topic at the Extension Office this spring. Many factors can contribute to problems …

A Chocolate Garden

Many gardeners enjoy planning and planting themed areas or gardens. These special areas may include an herb garden, vegetable …

Check Now for Hatching Lace Bugs

Steven Frank, NC State University Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Entomology and Plant Pathology, offers this glimpse into a …

Will That Plant Grow Here?

Plants growing in a specific area are determined by the average high and low temperatures as well as the …

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Figure 1. Fall armyworm larva.

Fall Armyworms in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fall armyworms and addresses how to control them as …

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Figure 2. Annual bluegrass weevil adult.

Annual Bluegrass Weevil in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the annual bluegrass weevil and addresses how to control …

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Weed Management in Annual Color Beds

Establishing and maintaining quality annual color beds requires a plan to prevent and control weeds. …

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Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide

This publication provides information about planning and maintaining a home vegetable garden. Topics include site …

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Fuller rose beetle

Fuller Rose Beetle

Fuller rose beetle is a generalist herbivore pest of many ornamental trees and shrubs. These …

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Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

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Guide to Using Turf Colorants

This publication offers strategies for maintaining green turf during the winter using turf colorants. It …

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