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If you’re a North Carolina resident with a question about your garden, lawn, or landscape we can help. Submit …

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Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

Juvenile Spotted Lanternfly

Watch for Spotted Lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an invasive insect from China. The insect was first discovered in Pennsylvania in …

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July Garden News

Hot weather continues and brings stresses to plants as well as people. The stress may show up in several …

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Proper tree care is an important part of a homeowner's investment. This publication guides consumers …

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Wheel Bug

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of wheel bugs, an insect pest …

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Western Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes the western flower thrip, an insect pest of plants that …

Twolined spittlebug

Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twolined spittlebug, an insect …

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Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …

Twobanded Japanese weevil

Twobanded Japanese Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twobanded Japanese weevil, an …

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Tea Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of tea scale, an insect pest …

Bed Preparation and Fertilization Recommendations for Bedding Plants in the Landscape

For healthy, aesthetic plants, the soil must serve as a reservoir for water, oxygen, and …