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Most everyone has heard about the plight of the beloved Monarch butterfly. Their numbers have drastically declined over the …

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BOLO – Giant Hogweed in the News

Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a non-native invasive plant that has recently been in a topic of the local …

Information on Fire Ants

My first introduction to fire ants was in Alabama a few years ago when I was attending the annual …

Information on Swarming Termites

Michael Waldvogel & Patty Alder from the NC State University Dept of Entomology & Plant Pathology recently posted information …

Nasturtiums & Spring Plant Sale

Nasturtiums grow rapidly and come into bloom in about six or eight weeks from seed, quicker than most other …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

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Glossary

The glossary for the Extension Master Gardener Handbook defines terms that are found in the …

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Figure 1. Some spiders build funnel-shaped webs on the ground, n

Spiders in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying spiders and how to control them indoors.

23 hours agoBiting and Stinging Pests

Japanese Beetles in Turf

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

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Figure 1. Chinch bug adult (left) vs big-eyed bug (right).

Chinch Bugs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the chinch bug and addresses how to control it …

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Figure 2. Annual bluegrass weevil adult.

Annual Bluegrass Weevil in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the annual bluegrass weevil and addresses how to control …

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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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Sugarcane Beetle Distribution

Sugarcane Beetles in Turf

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

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White Grubs in Turf

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

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