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Fungus Gnats

It is annoying to come in from a long day and sit down for a moment and along comes …

Close up photo of grass.

Time to Seed Lawns

Over the past week there has been a little more moisture and somewhat lower temperatures. As we head into …

Photo of a field and trees covered in kudzu vines.

Kudzu - Invasive and Exotic

Our county does not lack for the green blanket of the deciduous woody vine named Pueraria lobate, commonly called kudzu. …

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Fall Garden Clean Up

Cooler days are ahead and when they arrive it will be a good time to go outside and work …

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Tomato Blossom-End Rot

New and experienced gardeners find challenges with growing tomatoes, especially here in the South. The high humidity we experience …

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Squash Your Squash Problems

Home vegetable gardens are bringing in many vegetables. It is a fun time as we harvest fresh veggies from …

Photo of damage to an oak branch made by female periodical cicadas.

Damage from Periodical Cicadas

They may be gone, but the cicadas are not forgotten. Various plants around the county are showing footprints as …

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Pollinator Week: June 22 - 28, 2020

What is pollination? Pollination occurs when pollen grains are moved between two flowers of the same species, or within a …

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Mushrooms Everywhere

Mushrooms come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. While some are tasty on Italian dishes, there are some …

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Fire Blight on Apples

Fire blight is a devastating bacterial disease that can infect flowers, current year shoots, and the rootstock of apple …

Fresh Orange Juice

Reducing Food Waste

Food money is wasted if food rules are not followed. If food spoils before it is eaten, you have …

Cicada

The Song of the Cicada

Cicadas are unique insects that are known for their song. Male cicadas sing out to find their mate. They …

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Euonymus scale females have oystershell-shaped armor.

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Fungus-Infected Seedcorn Maggot Flies

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Twobanded Japanese weevil

Twobanded Japanese Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twobanded Japanese weevil, an …

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Indian wax scales lay hundreds of eggs.

Indian Wax Scale Insect

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17. Organic Gardening

This organic gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook provides systematic approach to fertilization, soil, …

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Ivyleaf Speedwell

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Common Lespedeza

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