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Carolina Lawn Care

Participants will learn about how to create a personalized fertilization and irrigation plan for managed turf, as well as Best …

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Columbines, Gems in the Landscape

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County. Spring …

Non-Biting Midge Flies

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County. Do …

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Plants to Attract Hummingbirds

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Lee County. Within a few weeks, the first …

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Spot Anthracnose on Dogwood

Dogwood tree buds are beginning to swell. These trees are a favorite herald of spring. The bracts come out …

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Trumpets for a Garden Symphony

Trumpets play high brassy and brilliant notes through about 4 ½ feet of tubing. From Greek and Roman military …

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Tea Scale Pests on Camellias

Camellia – sometimes called the rose of winter. Just outside the living room window at the homeplace grew an …

March and April Gardening Guidelines

This article was written by Becky Garrett, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer with North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County. General …

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To Prune or Not to Prune

Pruning shrubs and trees in the landscape is an important and rewarding garden activity, but some folks are intimidated …

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Fungus Gnats in February?

In the house, yes it’s possible. The flying version is annoying, but it’s the larvae that feed on the …

Hellebores

Hellebores

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer in Lee County. After the short, dim days of …

Who Spilled Paint on My Camellias?

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer in Lee County. If you happened to be painting …

February Gardening Guidelines

This article was written by Becky Garrett, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer with North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County. Watch …

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Abiotic Diseases - Frost Injury

When we talk about diseases, we often think about teeny, tiny “no-seeum” critters – living organisms like fungi, bacteria, …

Community Garden

Recovery and Resilience

Recent studies show that following extreme storm events community gardens can supply food, enhance social empowerment, provide safe gathering …

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Figure 1. Life cycle of the azalea lace bug.

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

Figure 1. Adult moth of the azalea leafminer.

Azalea Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the azalea leafminer.

Figure 1. Bees in turf.

Bees in Turf

This Entomology Insect Note describes the control of bees in turfgrasses.

Uvas de racimo en el huerto de la casa

Las uvas son agradables golosinas de verano que se pueden consumir frescas o en forma …

Uvas muscadinias en el huerto de la casa

Las uvas muscadinias están bien adaptadas a la llanura costera de Carolina del Norte, donde …

Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

Figure 1. Adults and eggs of the southern red mite.

Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the southern red mite and …