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Fall Webworm Nest

Fall Webworms

Bagworm is a catch-all term that many home gardeners use to refer to several leaf-chewing caterpillars. We have three …


Ornamental Vines and Their Uses

Vines serve many useful landscaping purposes and are excellent to use where space is limited, as dividers or barriers. …

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Planning Your Fall Garden

I know its August and we are still feeling the heat of summer but right now is the ideal …

Support Butterflies & Ask a MG

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 …

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Lettuce Drop

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor, a fungal …

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Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens

This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

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Food Garden Design

This publication, chapter 4 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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12. Native Plants

This native plants chapter of the Extension Gardener Handbook defines the term native, why gardeners …

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