Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Lawn & Garden

en Español / em Português
Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.


Português

Inglês é o idioma de controle desta página. Na medida que haja algum conflito entre o texto original em Inglês e a tradução, o Inglês prevalece.

Ao clicar no link de tradução, um serviço gratuito de tradução será ativado para converter a página para o Português. Como em qualquer tradução pela internet, a conversão não é sensivel ao contexto e pode não ocorrer a tradução para o significado orginal. O serviço de Extensão da Carolina do Norte (NC State Extension) não garante a exatidão do texto traduzido. Por favor, observe que algumas funções ou serviços podem não funcionar como esperado após a tradução.


English

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲
Photo of Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker.

Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker Damage

Have you noticed strange markings on your elm, apple or dogwood tree? The yellow-bellied sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius, is leaving …

Crop Rotation Important

Planting the same types of plants in the same spot year after year can lead to a build-up of …

Photo of Forsythia plant

What's Blooming?

One of the first plants to bloom in springtime is Forsythia. Its showy, golden yellow flowers brighten landscapes before …

Photo of Wild Violet flower. Violet/purple flower with large heart-shaped green leaves.

Spring Flower Mix

Several small flowering plants are visible in the landscape this time of year. While they may be considered a …

Grow Your Own Spices Webinar

Join us to learn how to grow your own exotic spices in and outdoors in North Carolina on Thursday, …

Logo for the Surry County Beekeepers Association

2021 Surry County Bee School

The Surry County Beekeepers Association and N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center will be hosting our annual “Bee School” …

composting

Backyard Composting

Composting occurs naturally in nature. In a wooded area, leaves fall to the ground and form mulch that protects …

Photo of composting bins in a yard.

Composting

Recycle fallen leaves through composting. The organic waste we put back into the environment can be used by other …

Cover photo for Lasagna Style Gardening

Lasagna Style Gardening

If gardening space is limited, consider growing lasagna style. This short video will walk you through how to plant …

Photo of tulips (red, yellow)

Planting Spring Blubs

Daffodils, crocus, tulips, and more. Planting blubs this fall is fun and easy! It just about always guarantees a splash …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Figure 2. Adult beetle of the azalea stem borer.

Azalea Stem Borer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the azalea stem borer.

13 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Twolined spittlebug

Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twolined spittlebug, an insect …

13 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Dorsal view of a greater peachtree borer female moth

Greater Peachtree Borer in the Landscape

This factsheet describes the biology of the greater peachtree borer, Synanthedon exitisoa, and provides residential …

13 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Webbing by the juniper webworm.

Juniper Webworm

This factsheet describes the biology of the juniper webworm, Dichomeris marginella, and provides residential management …

13 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Sooty molds grow in honeydew excreted by citrus whiteflies.

Citrus Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the citrus whitefly, Dialeurodes citri, …

13 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Granulate ambrosia beetle eggs are laid in groups.

Granulate (Asian) Ambrosia Beetle

This insect note describes the biology of the Granulate (Asian) Ambrosia Beetle, Xylosandrus crassiusculus, and …

13 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Red imported fire ant queen

Red Imported Fire Ants in the Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note discusses how to control fire ants in the homeowner's yard.

13 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Females insert their egg

Western Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes the western flower thrip, an insect pest of plants that …

13 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes