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Fall webworm nest. Photo: SD Frank

Fall Webworms

Fall webworms, one of our native insect pests, are a perennial nuisance and in some cases a destructive pest. …

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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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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 …

Training & Pruning Fruit Trees

By Mary Helen Ferguson, Extension Agent, Horticulture Fruit tree training and pruning is a topic of great interest and considerable …

When Insects Invade

by Mary Helen Ferguson, Extension Agent, Horticulture I remember my first encounter with Asian lady beetles: I lived on the seventh …

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Different insect antennae.

4. Insects

This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

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Cultivo en macetas de verduras para ensalada.

Guía de horticultura para principiantes

Esta publicación proporciona información sobre la planificación y el mantenimiento de un huerto casero. Los …

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Florida betony growth habit.

Florida Betony

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of florida betony.

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Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Figure 1. Great Spangled Fritillary

Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

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Figure 4. Formica subsericea.

Formica Ants in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of formica ants, an insect pest …

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Glyphosate

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.

Figure 1. Brown Soft Scale (A) Adult (B) Crawler.

Brown Soft Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes brown soft scale, a common insect pest on trees, shrubs …

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