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invasive miscanthus grass

Pest Alert - Invasive Grasses

Plants from other areas of the world are starting to take over our western North Carolina native ecosystems. Some …

Purple hyacinth beans and moonflower

Garden Update - September 2020

Plants in Flower Crapemyrtle, Rose-of-Sharon, Dahlia, Canna, Ginger Lily, Chrysanthemum, Spider Lily, Fall Crocus, Liriope, Sedum, Asters, Goldenrod, Joe …

Japanese Stiltgrass

Pest Alert - Japanese Stiltgrass

Japanese stiltgrass is an invasive summer annual weed commonly found in shady, moist areas, and is spreading rapidly in woodlands as …

Cover photo for Bullington Dahlia Garden

Bullington Dahlia Garden

One of the most popular attractions at Bullington Gardens will soon be making its re-appearance. By the end of …

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Gardening for Cut Flowers

Despite being a horticulturist, I really had never gotten excited about cut flowers, being mostly a trees and shrubs …

choanephora rot on squash

Pest Alert: Choanephora Rot on Squash

Are your squash turning fuzzy and rotting? This squash disease is called choanephora rot. Choanephora rot This fungus is favored by warm …

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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 …

strawberry planting

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

2 days ago
Euonymus scale females have oystershell-shaped armor.

Euonymus Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of euonymus scale, insect pests of …

Entomolphthora fungus causes seedcorn maggot flies

Fungus-Infected Seedcorn Maggot Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of fungus-infected seedcorn maggot flies, an …

Twobanded Japanese weevil

Twobanded Japanese Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twobanded Japanese weevil, an …

Indian wax scales lay hundreds of eggs.

Indian Wax Scale Insect

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of Indian wax scale, a tiny …

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17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

3 days ago
Ivyleaf speedwell growth habit.

Ivyleaf Speedwell

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of ivyleaf speedwell.

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