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Oak lecanium scales and eggs on willow oak. Photo: SD Frank

Lecanium Scales Full of Eggs

Oak lecanium scale and European fruit lecanium are nearly identical soft scales that infest oaks and many other tree …

Photo of starting seedling and repotting

March Gardening Calendar

The ground is warming up and there’s a springlike feeling in the air so we’ve rounded up a gardening …

Photo of Flower and Foliage of Florida Betony

Controlling Florida Betony

One of the most prolific weeds that are likely in your own yard is Florida Betony (Stachys floridana). Don’t let …

NCDA THC Testing instructions

How and When to Request THC Testing in NC

UPDATED 2/10/2020 – Dr. Michelle McGinnis, Field Services Section Chief with the Agronomic Division, and Kathy Bowers, Hemp Sampling Coordinator, …

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Organic Lawn Care: A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest Management for North Carolina

This guide to lawn maintenance for North Carolina contains information on establishing a new lawn, …

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Figure 1. Annual sedge.

Annual Sedge

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of annual sedge and addresses how to control it as …

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Annual bluegrass seedhead

Annual Bluegrass

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of annual bluegrass.

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Greenbriar growth habit.

Roundleaf Greenbriar

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of roundleaf greenbriar.

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Yellow woodsorrel growth habit.

Yellow Woodsorrel

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow woodsorrel.

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Figure 2. Yellow nutsedge seedhead.

Yellow Nutsedge

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

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Yellow Foxtail seedhead

Yellow Foxtail

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow foxtail.

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Wild garlic root type.

Wild Garlic

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of wild garlic.

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