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Posts related to Horticulture (16)

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 …

Fall Produce in basket photo credit pixabay

Fall Vegetable Gardening

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

Evergreen Clematis

Clematis or Clematis – how do you pronounce it? Either way is fine and usually, most gardeners know what …

Tent Caterpillar

Phenology & Eastern Tent Caterpillar

Have you ever heard of the term “phenology”? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines phenology as a branch of science dealing …

flowering shrub

Pruning Flowering Shrubs

You may have heard it said that pruning is both an art and a science. The science part relates …

poinsettia

Care of Poinsettia

The poinsettia is a native of Mexico, so it should not surprise us that it needs a little “helping …

Cover photo for BOLO – Giant Hogweed in the News

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 …

Water droplet photo by USDA NRCS

40 Gallon Challenge

Join the effort across North Carolina to conserve water. Take the 40 Gallon Challenge! The 40 Gallon Challenge is a call …

GAP Workshops

Registration is open for the two-part GAP’s workshop on December 1 and December 8, 2014 in Union County. These workshops are for …