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Growing Garlic

Visions of vampires aside, garlic is good for your blood. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found …

Yellow Mum

Mums the Word!

Nothing screams fall like the vivid autumn colors of mums. Mums offer a variety of color with minimum care. …

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Lee Regional Fair Is Near!

One of the biggest events of the year in our area is the Lee Regional Fair. For one whole …

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Fleas for Fall

Fleas are some of the most annoying biting pests known to man and pets. They’re also difficult to control, …

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Not All Sumac Are the Same

Most people think of irritated skin / dermatitis when the word Sumac is mentioned. Actually, Poison Sumac is a …

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Is It Fall Already?

Fall webworms, one of our native insect pests, are a perennial nuisance and in some cases a destructive pest. …

Arthritis and Gardening

Those of us who love life in the garden know what enjoyment it brings. Although the garden may beckon …

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St. John's Wort

Color is a good way to bring interest into our landscapes. Often, we turn to colorful blooms to meet …

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Figure 1. Fall armyworm larva.

Fall Armyworms in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fall armyworms and addresses how to control them as …

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Figure 2. Annual bluegrass weevil adult.

Annual Bluegrass Weevil in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the annual bluegrass weevil and addresses how to control …

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Weed Management in Annual Color Beds

Establishing and maintaining quality annual color beds requires a plan to prevent and control weeds. …

Growing a salad in pots

Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide

This publication provides information about planning and maintaining a home vegetable garden. Topics include site …

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Fuller rose beetle

Fuller Rose Beetle

Fuller rose beetle is a generalist herbivore pest of many ornamental trees and shrubs. These …

Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

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

Figure 1. Color tones five days after colorant application onto

Guide to Using Turf Colorants

This publication offers strategies for maintaining green turf during the winter using turf colorants. It …

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