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7th Annual 4-H Wreath Sale

New Hanover County 4-H is pleased to offer fresh fragrant wreaths to you in time for the Holidays! Each …

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Seven Steps to Healthier Trees

Most people plant trees, work hard to get them established and walk away. Trees are living organisms and we …

Adult milkweed assissin bug

Do I Squash It?

Identifying Your Garden Guest We have had multiple people come into the NHC Extension Plant Clinic asking about little orange …

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Vegetable Garden Challenges

Every summer I look forward to a fresh tomato sandwich or a BLT. I plant tomatoes, squash, zucchini, okra, …

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strawberry planting

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Figure 5. Dusky birch sawfly caterpillar feeding on birch.

Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of caterpillars that feed on trees …

parts of a seed

13. Propagation

This propagation chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how and why to grow new …

3 days ago
Orangestriped oakworms

Orangestriped Oakworm

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and management of the orangestriped oakworm, a pest …

Commercial Luffa Sponge Gourd Production

Luffa sponge products are readily available in the cosmetic and bath section of department stores, …

Figure 4. Formica subsericea.

Formica Ants in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of formica ants, an insect pest …

Flumioxazin spray drift on knockout rose one week after treatmen

Protoporphyrinogen Oxidase (PPO) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitor herbicide injury.

Carolina false dandelion growth habit.

Carolina False Dandelion

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of carolina false dandelion.

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