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Cover photo for What's in Bloom - May 14, 2020

What's in Bloom - May 14, 2020

Many plants are continue to flower in our area this week. Some areas received a frost earlier in the …

Purple coneflower

What's in Bloom - May 7, 2020

As the soil heats up, more and more plants are blooming in the garden. Microclimates in your yard can …

Cover photo for BOLO: Camellia Leaf Gall

BOLO: Camellia Leaf Gall

Be on the lookout! We are seeing camellia leaf gall in our area (Forsyth County). Camellia leaf gall is a …

Boxwood leafminer adult. Photo: SD Frank

Boxwood Leafminers Active

Amanda Taylor, Area Specialized Agent – Nursery and Greenhouse alerted us that Boxwood leafminer adults are active in the …

Leaves with frost

Protect Your Plants From Frost

A frost warning is in effect for many parts of North Carolina this week. You may have already started …

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Basil Downy Mildew

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