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Cover photo for 4-H Holiday Wreath Fundraiser

4-H Holiday Wreath Fundraiser

All proceeds to benefit Nash County 4-H Youth Development Program Pre-order Now! Fresh-Cut Wreaths Order …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

Calico scales on dogwood.

Calico Scales About to Hatch!

Calico scale, Eulecanium cerasorum, was accidentally introduced to California from Asia in the 1920s. It has now become established …

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2020-2021 NC State Extension

Message from the Director At NC State Extension, we improve lives and grow North Carolina. While the past year presented …

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 …

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Appendix A. Garden Journaling

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