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Debbie Dillion

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture Union County
Street Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Mailing Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112

Recent Posts by Debbie Dillion

brown dog tick

Tick Season Is Here

Ticks are most active between April – September. When seeking a blood meal, ticks crawl up onto grass or …

Japanese Beetles on leaves

Japanese Beetles

Japanese beetles will be showing up in gardens soon. The adults emerge from the soil and like to feed …

BBQ Grill with skewers and sausage

How Green Is Your Grill?

Photo by Evan Wise on Unsplash Memorial Day is often considered to be the beginning of summer. And summer means …


Reducing Mosquito Populations

Mosquitoes are important pests because their irritating bites often interfere with outdoor activities and can transmit the disease to …

eyespot galls on red maple leaves

Just What Is a Gall?

Have you seen any abnormal growths or swellings on the trees or shrubs in your landscape? Often I receive …

Lichens & Trees

Lichens are non-parasitic organisms that grow on rocks, gravestones, and woody plants, without causing any harm to them. They …


Dahlias 2019's Bulb of the Year!

The National Garden Bureau, the non-profit organization promoting gardening in North America on behalf of the horticulture industry and its …

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