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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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 …

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Fig. 1 Clover Mite on Brick Wall

Clover Mites in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the clover mite and addresses how to control it …

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Figure 1. Cicada killer wasp.

Cicada Killer Wasps in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the cicada killer wasp and addresses how to control …

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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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Figure 1. Chinch bug adult (left) vs big-eyed bug (right).

Chinch Bugs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the chinch bug and addresses how to control it …

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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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Yellowjackets in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the yellow jacket and addresses how to control it …

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Figure 1. Adult crane fly.

Crane Fly Larvae in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of crane fly larvae and addresses how to control them …

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Figure 1. Andrenidae.

Ground-Nesting Bees in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of bees and addresses how to control them as an …

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