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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Poinsettia Plant

Poinsettia Plant Care

Many people don’t know how to care for these delicate plants to make it through the holiday season, so …

Ryegrass

Planting Winter Ryegrass

Some people have asked me if it would be good to plant winter ryegrass to keep the lawn green …

Pansy

Landscape Changes to Make Now

If you’re one of those wonderful people who likes change, then here are a few things that can be …

Person Holding A Red Radish Plant

Cool Season Vegetable Update

It’s not too late to plant a few radishes, onions and garlic. The cabbage, collards and broccoli I planted …

Soil Sample Box and Form, (Carteret County, NC) Dina Murray

Fall Lawns and Soil Samples

After the cold snap we had a couple weeks ago, my lawn has really slowed down its growth. There …

Purple Coneflowers

Dividing Perennial Flowers in Fall

Along with transplanting woody ornamentals, October is a good month to divide some perennial flowers. Some common perennials that …

Green lacewig larva

Good Insects in Fall Gardens

Now is the time to be planting fall gardens. That means cabbage, collards and broccoli. There are a few …

Image of Green Grass

Treating Insect Pests in Turf

I never really thought of lawns as a place to protect pollinators, but I was reading an article a …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Darkwinged fungus gnat

Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

Brown soft scale (A) adult (B) crawler.

Brown Soft Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes brown soft scale, a common insect pest on trees, shrubs …

flower thrips

Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes flower thrips, insect pests of grasses and flowering plants.

Greenhouse whitefly nymph.

Greenhouse Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the greenhouse whitefly, an insect …

Figure 1. Brown marmorated stink bug.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the Home

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the brown marmorated stink bug, …

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Figure 2. Rose leaf damage by Japanese beetle feeding.

Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of Japanese beetle adults, which feed …

2 weeks agoEntomology Insect Notes
Figure 1. Japanese beetle.

Management of Adult Japanese Beetles for Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations

This entomology insect note describes the management of Japanese beetles in commercial nursery and landscape …

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