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Bill Stone

Bill Stone

County Extension Director Lee County
Street Address: 2420 Tramway Rd
Sanford, NC 27332
Mailing Address: 2420 Tramway Rd
Sanford, NC 27332

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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 …

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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