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Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly This Summer NCDA&CS – Plant Industry Division has received numerous reports of potential Spotted …

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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.

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2020-2021 NC State Extension

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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 …

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