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Oak erriococcid scales on willow oak. Photo: SD FRank

Oak Felt Scales

Oak eriococcin scales, Eriococcus quercus, are one of the earliest scale insects to produce eggs, and thus crawlers, in …

Cover photo for Gardening Begins in February

Gardening Begins in February

The month of February contains not just Ground Hog Day, Valentine’s Day, Flag Day, Presidents’ Day and Chinese New …

daylily

Divide Those Daylillies!

Has it been more than 4 years since you divided your daylilies? Then, now is the time to divide …

Trees for Urban Landscapes

By Mary Helen Ferguson, Extension Agent, Horticulture Have you visited the Cooperative Extension/City of Asheboro Demonstration Garden on the corner of …

Randolph Gardener Listserv

To sign up for the Randolph Gardener listserv and get information about upcoming events related to residential and community …

Commercial Horticulture Listserv

Are you a Randolph County fruit, vegetable, herb, cut flower, mushroom, or nursery crop grower; a landscaper; or an …

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Millipedes in Turf

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

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Japanese Beetles in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the Japanese beetle and addresses how to control it …

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Hunting Billbugs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the hunting billbug and addresses how to control it …

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Hornets in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of hornets and addresses how to control them as an …

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Ground pearls are very small, pearly shells

Ground Pearls in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of ground pearls and addresses how to control them as …

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Cypress weevil

Cypress Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cypress weevil, an insect …

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Figure 1. A group of clover mites on grass

Clover Mites in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the clover mite and addresses how to control it …

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Figure 1. Cutworm larvae.

Cutworms in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the cutworm and addresses how to control it as …

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