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Basic Steps for Home Landscaping

Landscape Planning and Site Analysis Marshall Warren-Extension Agent-Horticulture Photo Courtesy of Marshall Warren You may have an existing landscape that needs renovating …

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Success at Annual Plant Sale!

Extension Master GardenerSM volunteers of Johnston County’s Annual Plant Sale was able to present a $500.00 check to the Clayton …

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2017 Fruit and Nut Tree Sale!

The Johnston County Fall Fruit and Nut Tree Sale will begin Oct. 2, 2017 through Nov. 30, 2017 at …

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JCNA Tour of Smith's Nursery

June 27, 2017 JCNA Tour of Smith’s Nursery JCNA Member meet at 443 SANDERS RD, BENSON, NC 27504 at 6 p.m. sharp Dinner provided …

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Wheel bug

Wheel Bug

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

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Western Flower Thrips

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

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 …

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 …

Twobanded Japanese weevil

Twobanded Japanese Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twobanded Japanese weevil, an …

Figure 1. White patches of male tea scales.

Tea Scale

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

Bed Preparation and Fertilization Recommendations for Bedding Plants in the Landscape

For healthy, aesthetic plants, the soil must serve as a reservoir for water, oxygen, and …

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Raspberries in the Home Garden

Raspberries are a delicious and nutritious addition to the home garden. However, raspberries can be …