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Do I Have Murder Hornets?

When the Asian giant hornet gained media attention last year, we started getting calls from people who feared that …

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Have You Seen Thickhead in Your Garden?

No, I’m not talking about your brother-in-law. Thickhead or redflower ragleaf (Crassocephalum crepidioides) is an introduced weed that I’m …

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Fall Renovation: Seed (Part 1)

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Learn More About Gardening!

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