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Christmas Tree Supply 2021

According to an article from NC State University College of Agriculture and Consumer Science news services, “North Carolina’s Christmas tree …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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Fireflies or Lightning Bugs?

From the NC State University Homegrown Video Series… One of the more magical moments of summer each year is the …

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Pest Alert - Hemlock Hydrangea Rust

Hemlock hydrangea rust is caused by the fungus Pucciniastrum hydrangeae. This rust is leaf disease of smooth hydrangea Hydrangea …

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Pest Alert - Bagworms

Bagworm Caterpillars Description and Seasonal Development The bagworm is a caterpillar that feeds on all manner of trees and shrubs. The …

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The 'Vole Invasion'

In my position as an NC State Extension Agent in Henderson County, NC, I am in a unique position …

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Fireplace & Chimney Safety

Original article by: Shelby Kimes Focus on Fireplace Chimney Safety Santa won’t be able to come cascading down your chimney if it …

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Spotted - Gypsy Moth Traps

Have you been seeing triangular shaped boxes hanging in trees around your community? These are delta traps put out …

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