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Vegetable Gardening 101

Summary: Pick a sunny site, incorporate compost, select vegetable varieties that will thrive in the season, plant according to …

Master Gardener Class 2020

Do you enjoy plants and gardening? Looking to learn more and hone your skills…but don’t know where to go? If …

Experiences Are the Perfect Gift

N.C. Cooperative Extension has several opportunities for the Gift Experience you could be looking for and are available for …

Mushrooms

Shiitake Mushroom Workshop

When: December 7, 2019 9 a.m. to noon Where: Gaston Citizens Resource Center, 1303 Dallas- Cherryville Hwy, Dallas Cost: $20 This workshop teaches the basics …

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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 …

Spider mite stippling damage on milkweed.

Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …

female carpenterworm moth

Carpenterworm

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of carpenterworms, an insect pest of …