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Leaf Spot on Hydrangea

Leaf Spot on Hydrangeas

Are you seeing spots on your hydrangea leaves this fall? Fungal leaf spot diseases are the most active during …

Fall Webworms

Fall Webworms Are Back

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

Joe-Pye Weed

Good Old Joe-Pye Weed

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

Water Garden

Water Features in the Landscape

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

Tomato Diseases

Tomato Diseases

There are a few things that we southerners can really get serious about and tomatoes are one of them. They …

Sourwood

Sourwood: a Honey of a Tree

Sourwood is one of our native ornamental trees that can add interest and value to the landscape. It is …

European-hornet

Be Wary of European Hornet

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

Powdery Mildew Damage

Powdery Mildew Is Back

‘Tis the season. Powdery mildew is back, particularly on ornamentals like roses and crape myrtle. It is a common …

Poision

Leaves of Three, Let It Be!

Leaves of three, let it be! To many, poison ivy conjures images of itchy rashes and calamine lotion. Fun, …

Green Conehead Planthopper

What Is a Planthopper?

So what do you think the answer to the question is? If you guessed that it is something that hops …

Fire-blight on Bradford Pear

Wanted: Disease on Bradford Pear

One of the earliest, and most recognized spring-blooming trees is the ornamental pear commonly referred to as ‘Bradford’ pear. …

Cover photo for Time for Warm-Season Grasses

Time for Warm-Season Grasses

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

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