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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

Roses in Bloom

Time to Prune Roses

When the forsythia’s start to bloom it is time to prune roses. Learn how from Minda Daughtry, Lee County …

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Garden Calendars

Checkout the NC State Vegetable Planting Calendars and Garden Maintenance Calendars linked from the the Gardening …

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Plants Do That Inside

Indoor plants where we live, learn, heal and work have far-reaching positive effects on our well-being and indoor environment, …

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Persimmons – A Fruit Tree to Consider

Persimmons Diospyros virginiana are native to North Carolina. This medium size (30-60 feet tall) deciduous tree can be found throughout the …

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Gardening in Sandy Soils

“Love the place you live” is a great adage when you have the perfect gardening conditions. But, when you …

Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs

In September, Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) begin their search for a place to spend the winter. It is …

Peony - Part 2

Site Selection, Planting and Maintaining Your Peony Site Requirements: Peonies grow best in full sun. They will tolerate light shade …

Hydrangea - Pruning and Colors

The general rule for pruning is to prune spring blooming shrubs after they flower and summer blooming shrubs in …

Peony - Part 1

Peony is a very beautiful long-lived plant. Select carefully and plant in a permanent location in September. Much like …

Gardenia or Cape Jasmine

When thinking of the southern gardens, Gardenia’s often come to mind. These plants have been in southern gardens for …

Roundup for Lawns

It is weed season. Actually, it can almost always be weed season, depending on your definition of a weed. …

Dandelions - a Love-Hate Relationship

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Homeowners have a love-hate relationship with dandelions. Children love to pick the bright yellow dandelion …

Crepe Murder

You see it every year in the spring, Crepe Murder. What is it, why do people do it and …

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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 …

Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

This Entomology Insect Note offers tips for baiting ants in an around homes.

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

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Vertebrate Pest Control

This publication, part of the 2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and …

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This publication, part of the 2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and …

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Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …

Herbaceous Plants for Wildlife

This publication describes methods for maintaining and establishing herbaceous plants as valuable sources of food …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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