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Lady Beetles Coming Inside

The multicolored Asian lady beetle has invaded many homes recently and these smelly pests have caused many headaches leaving …

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Heirloom Vegetables and Seeds

Heirloom Vegetables and Seeds By Lucy Banks, Master Gardener Volunteer, Guilford County, NC Whether ordering from a catalog or perusing the …

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Prepping Roses for Winter

Prepping Roses for Winter By Laurie B, Guilford County (NC) Extension Master Gardener I always get melancholy when it comes time …

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What Is That Weed?

Japanese stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum) is a summer annual grass common in the area woodlands, greenways, and shady lawns and …

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