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Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program

Nash County Farm Bureau Beginner Beekeeper Grant Program Application Deadline Monday, March 15th, 2021 The objective of this program is to teach …

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Landscape Conference

23rd Annual Eastern North Carolina Landscape Conference Monday, February 1st through Thursday, February 4th Online Event REGISTER HERE This may be our 23rd year holding …

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Extension Master Gardener Program

Classes Begin February 17th, 2021 Application Deadline February 15th, 2021 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center. will be offering the Master …

Rose sawfly on a rose leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Sawflies on Roses

For the past several weeks I have noticed damage to the leaves of my roses. Each year this happens and …

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No Seeds, No Problem

No Seeds, No Problem: Growing Vegetables From Scraps Some people like gardening because it is peaceful. Others enjoy harvesting their own …

False oleander scales. Photo: SD Frank

Monitor False Oleander Scales

False oleander scale, Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli, is a tropical and subtropical pest originally from China. False oleander scale is common throughout …

Imported will leaf beetle on willow. Photo: SD Frank

Imported Willow Leaf Beetles

Imported willow leaf beetle (Plagiodera versicolor) are common on willows in landscapes and natural areas. Most of year adults and …

Crape myrtle aphids. Photo: SD Frank

Crape Myrtle Aphids

Crape myrtles are among the most commonly planted trees in the Southeast. The two main pests are crape myrtle …

Twospotted spider mites and webbing on a butterfly bush leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Scout for Twospotted Spider Mites

Twospotted spider mites are probably the most common spider mite species to damage ornamental plants, fruits, vegetables, and others. Twospotted …

Eastern tent caterpillar feeding on a cherry leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Eastern tent caterpillars are common native insects that create silk webs or ‘tents’ in the branch crotches of some …

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Preemergence Herbicides for Herbaceous Ornamentals

This table presents information on preemergence herbicides for herbaceous ornamentals.

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Controlling Bamboo in Landscape Plantings

There are many species of bamboo sold in the nursery trade, some more invasive than …

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Herbicide Dose Calculations for Landscape "Islands"

This chart presents the grams of herbicide needed for circular landscape beds of various diameters.

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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Envoy Plus (clethodim)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Envoy Plus (clethodim).

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …

Symptoms of black root rot on rose

Black Root Rot on Ornamental Plants

Black root rot impacts a range of woody and herbaceous ornamental plant species primarily in …