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Heat and Drought Stress

This article was written by Matthew Clay, 2021 NC State University Summer Intern for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in …

Basil

Basil - a Great Culinary Herb

This article was written by Matthew Clay, 2021 NC State University Summer Intern for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in …

Liriope

Liriope Crown and Root Problems

Liriope, also called lilyturf, is one of the workhorses of evergreen ground covers. It multiplies rapidly and requires very …

Hornworm

Hornworms

This article was written by Matthew Clay, 2021 NCSU Summer Intern for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lee County. Hornworms …

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What Is a Pollinator?

This article was written by Matthew Clay, 2021 NC State University Summer Intern for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in …

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The Buzz on Ground Nesting Bees

This article was written by Gail Griffin, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer in Lee County. With the approach of warm weather …

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Shade Gardening

Sometimes gardens that were designed for and planted in full sun when they were first established transition into shady …

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May-June Beetles

May Beetles are also called June bugs because they are particularly active during summer, usually around the porch light. …

Gardening Guidelines for May & June

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

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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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