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Keeping Decorative Greens Fresh

Who doesn’t enjoy the natural beauty and wonderful smell of fresh pine or cedar in homes and offices during …


Caring for Your Poinsettia

The poinsettia is a native of Mexico, that is actually a perennial there. It is definitely not perennial here …

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Fall Is for Mulching

Mulch volcanoes are a problem in the landscape that can contribute to tree decline and even death. Improper mulching …

Brown Bat

Bat Week

International Bat week is being celebrated Oct 24–31. Did you know there are almost 1400 species of bats in …

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Fall Bulb & Plant Sale

Fall is a great time to plant many landscape plants. The soil is still warm, so root growth can …

Flower Bulbs

Bee Hotels & Fall Bulbs!

Join the Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Union County for their next Successful Gardener program on Thursday, October 3, …

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Goldenrod, Harbinger of Fall

The bright yellow plumes of the Goldenrod that wave gracefully along roadsides & in waste areas from July to …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

azalea lace bug

Azalea Lace Bug

One of the most damaging pests to the Rhododendron species, Azalea Lace Bug can infest large or small plantings …

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Fall Lawn Care

With the heat of summer and the dog days of August upon us, not too many folks are thinking …

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Fall Vegetable Gardening

As summer comes to an end, many are thinking about keeping cool and perhaps heading for the beach or …

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Sustainability in the Garden

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, sustainable means “harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not …

What's Growing In Your Mulch?

There are several decay organisms that will live and thrive in hardwood mulch in your garden. Mushrooms are common, …

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