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Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both professionals and homeowners who want to learn …

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Night Out With Extension

Do you need a night out where you can enjoy learning new things while having fun? Are you looking …

rich soil in hands

Fall Soil Sampling

Fall is the perfect time to sample your soil, get the results, and amend your garden, lawn, or field. …

Multiple different species of wildflowers in bloom

Establishing a Wildflower Bed

Habitat loss is the number one factor leading to decreased pollinator populations. As we build more homes, schools, and …

broccoli

Fall Gardening Workshop

With summer coming to an end, it’s time to pull out old plants and prepare our gardens for the …

rich soil in hands

Composting 101

Want to learn how to improve your soil quality and reduce waste and air pollution, while saving money, energy, …

salt damage on tree

Salt Spray Damage

Have you noticed your trees and shrubs are starting to brown, and you’re worried something might be killing them? …

rain garden

Rain Garden Workshop

Do you have a low area on your lawn that always seems wet? If so, a rain garden is …

hummingbird on wildflower

Establishing a Wildflower Bed

Habitat loss is the number one factor leading to decreased pollinator populations. As we build more homes, schools, and …

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Currituck Extension April Report

April brought showers of activity at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center. It is finally starting to feel normal …

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.

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 …

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 …

Webbing by the juniper webworm.

Juniper Webworm

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

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, …

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 …

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.

Females insert their egg

Western Flower Thrips

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