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Annual Tree Seedling Sale! Pre-Order Now!

Guilford Soil & Water Conservation District Presents ANNUAL TREE SEEDLING SALE Monday, February 11—Friday, February 15, 2019 8 a.m.–6: p.m. Guilford Agricultural Center, …

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Fire Ant Quarantine Area Expanding

Quarantine area for the imported fire ant expanding to include all of Davidson, Orange, and Vance Counties RALEIGH – The …

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Community Garden Waitlist

It’s the time of year when our Mixed Greens Community Garden winds down and folks decide if they want …

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It's Tick Season!

Written by Kathy Williams, Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer It’s the ‘dog days’ of summer, and that means tick season in …

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This question and answer worksheet will help homeowners focus on potential problems with drinking water …

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Figure 5. Dusky birch sawfly caterpillar feeding on birch.

Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of caterpillars that feed on trees …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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19. Landscape Design

This Landscape Design Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses the principles design as well …

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Management of Adult Japanese Beetles For Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations

This entomology insect note describes the management of Japanese beetles in commercial nursery and landscape …

Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

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