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Rose sawfly on a rose leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Sawflies on Roses

For the past several weeks I have noticed damage to the leaves of my roses. Each year this happens and …

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Bee-Come a Beekeeper

The popularity of hobby beekeeping has increased dramatically in the past few years. There are many benefits to keeping …

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Pruning: Practice Makes Perfect

Pruning is one of the most challenging and fun tasks of gardening. Most fruit trees and bushes require it …

Staying on Task in the Garden

Even though it’s cold outside, the garden needs tending. Winter days that are not so cold are perfect for …

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Selecting Vegetable Varieties

By now, you should have received your seed catalogs. If you haven’t, you can easily search online by visiting …

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Members Only Apples

Of all the fruit trees grown in a home orchard, apple trees are the most common. Apple trees can …

Beekeeping School Announced

The Caldwell County Beekeepers Association will host a beekeeping course in March. This course is designed to teach beginning beekeepers …

Farm School Summit - August 28

Considering starting a small farm venture? Want to learn more about sustainable farming methods, small scale livestock and produce …

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Blight Threatens Tomato Season

When most people think of the word “blight,” they think of a disease that spreads rapidly. When growing tomatoes in …

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Disease Knocks Out Cucumbers

You may have never heard of cucurbit downy mildew. But you’ve probably seen it if you grow melons, cucumbers, …

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Figure 1. Hunting billbug adult (lateral)

Hunting Billbugs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the hunting billbug and addresses how to control it …

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White grub

White Grubs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of white grubs and addresses how to control them as …

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Figure 1. Adult Scoliid wasp

Scoliid Wasps in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the scoliid wasp and addresses how to control it …

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Globular springtail

Springtails in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of springtails and addresses how to control them as an …

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Garden Millipede (Oxidus gracilis)

Millipedes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the millipedes and addresses how to control them as …

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Figure 1. Adult Yellowjacket

Yellowjackets in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the yellow jacket and addresses how to control it …

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Postemergence Grass Control in Landscapes and Nurseries

Annual and perennial grasses can be selectively controlled in most broadleaf crops and landscapes using …

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Figure 1. Japanese beetle adult

Japanese Beetles in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the Japanese beetle and addresses how to control it …

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