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July 2020 Horticulture News

Zany for Zinnias What comes to mind when you think of summertime? For Eastern North Carolina, it could be sweltering …

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Woodland Plant Identification

Colby Griffin, Extension Agent – Agriculture, Commercial and Consumer Horticulture, identifies common native and non-native plants and describes each. Woodland …

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Mid-Spring Home Gardening News

What’s That Buzzing Sound? Carpenter Bees Carpenter bees are large, black and yellow bees frequently seen in spring hovering around the eaves …

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Green Industry News - April 27, 2020

NC Urban Forest Council – Upcoming Informational Webinars The following events will be offered by the NC Urban Forest Council: Carolina …

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February 2020 Green Industry News

Winter Glyphosate Applications to Bermudagrass Glyphosate applications to dormant bermudagrass in winter are excellent for general weed control. Many weeds, …

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February 2020 Horticulture News

February 2020 Horticulture News – N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center Franklin Friends of Horticulture Franklin Friends of Horticulture is a home gardening …

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Consumer Horticulture News

Franklin Friends of Horticulture is a home gardening program offered by the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center that will …

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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 …

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 …