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Change of Seasons

The new normal is taking some getting used to. However, some things stay the same and can give us …

Watering Plants

Watering Plants in Summer

It is HOT. Thirsty hot. We can all use a little extra hydration when it’s hot, and so do …

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Sick or Distressed Trees

Written by Matt Bertone, edited by Minda Daughtry Trees are everywhere in North Carolina and provide numerous benefits, including shade, …

Flea Beetle Damage

My Garden Has Changed Over

My garden has changed over and is about to again. The greens have pretty much quit for the time …

Callisia Fragrans

Houseplant Vacation Time

Summertime is traditionally vacation time. While I’m not traveling much these days, I am enjoying the essence of what …

Watering Can

July and August Gardening Guidelines

This article was written by Master Gardener℠ Volunteer, Becky Garrett General Yard and Garden Information and Tasks Keep a log book …

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Spring Cleaning to Prevent Pests

Witten by Patty Alder, Training Coordinator for the NC State University Structural Pest Management Training Facility, edited by M. Daughtry Most …

Pollinator on flower

Beneficial Insects

Spoiler Alert: Not Every Insect is the Enemy (Beneficial Insects Provide Benefits) Recently, some news media are reporting – with …

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Row Covers for Garden Defense

As we are getting our gardens planted and the ecosystem responds to more hours of sunlight and warmer temperatures, …

Watering Can

Gardening Guidelines - May & June

General Yard and Garden Information and Tasks Central NC has passed its average last spring frost dates. A frost in …

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Bunkin' With the Bees

Like many other folks working from home right now, trying to set up a workable “home office” with enough …

Voles

Many a home gardener has stepped onto their back porch, fresh coffee in hand, taking in the sound of …

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Wheel Bug

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Nematodes in Turf

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S-metolachlor EC contact injury to young rose foliage.

Shoot Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a shoot inhibitor herbicide injury.

Casoron overdose injury symptoms on apple.

Cellulose Inhibitor, Dichlobenil

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a dichlobenil herbicide injury.

Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Flumioxazin spray drift on knockout rose one week after treatmen

Protoporphyrinogen Oxidase (PPO) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitor herbicide injury.

Metribuzin drift on Knockout rose five days after treatment.

Metribuzin

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a metribuzin herbicide injury.

Knockout rose tender young foliage is damaged

Cellulose Inhibitors, Indaziflam, and Isoxaben

This factsheet describes the symptoms of cellulose-inhibiting herbicide injuries.