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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 …

Boston Lettuce heads in the garden

Lovely Lettuces

Lettuces are an excellent crop for beginners who want to learn more about growing vegetables. They are a minimal …

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Planting Calendar for WNC

With so many of us changing our daily routines and general practices, many of us are thinking about what …

Kale

Incredible Edible Kale

Kale, Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group), is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat—one serving is both low in calories …

2020 Spring Garden School "Carolina Grown"

The Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Rutherford County presents the 2020 Spring Garden School Symposium “Carolina Grown” on …

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Landscape Management Workshop 2020

Date: February 28, 2020 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Location: Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River …

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The glossary for the Extension Master Gardener Handbook defines terms that are found in the …

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

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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 …

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Mealybugs

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

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Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of aphid pests of ornamental trees, …