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Join Us for the Spring Gardening Symposium!

Come gain new information, resources, and connections for a successful gardening season. Spring Gardening Symposium Saturday, March 23, 2019 1–6 p.m. Please come …

Grass in a lawn

Grasses for Your Lawn and Beyond

Fall is an excellent time for gardening in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Many homeowners renovate tall fescue …

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How to Grow Better Tomatoes

The lovely summer tomato, what could be better sliced thickly and served up on a sandwich or as a …

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Mosquito Control for Stormwater Facilities

This factsheet provides a review of strategies for designing and maintaining stormwater facilities to limit …

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Figure 1. Immature cottony cushion scale insects.

Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …

Figure 1. Euonymus bush infested with euonymus scale.

Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note discusses how to identify and manage common armored scale insects that …

Citrus mealybugs

Mealybugs

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

 larger elm leaf beetle

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

The larger elm leaf beetle is 3/8 to 5/8 inches long. It is orange with …

Aphid.

Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of aphid pests of ornamental trees, …

Figure 1. Columbine damage by leafminer flies.

Leafminer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of leafminer flies, an insect pest …

Figure 1. Hemispherical scale.

Hemispherical Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of hemispherical scale, an insect pest …