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Figure 1. Songbird box.

Building Songbird Boxes

This publication discusses how to successfully build, install and maintain nest boxes for songbirds.

2 days agoWorking With Wildlife
Figure 1. Nest box.

Woodland Wildlife Nest Boxes

This publication provides information on constructing and placing artificial nesting boxes to attract birds and …

2 days agoWorking With Wildlife

Zoysiagrass Mites

Zoysiagrass mites (Aceria (Eriophyes) zoysiae) are tiny, elongated (worm-like), white arachnids that are occasional pests …

3 days agoTurfFiles
Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Figure 1. Ground pearl cysts and adult

Ground Pearls in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of ground pearls and addresses how to control them as …

3 days agoTurfFiles
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Songbirds

This publication describes the habitat, cover, food, water habits and home range of various songbird …

6 days agoWorking With Wildlife
Figure 1. Flowering pot

Plant Propagation by Stem Cuttings

Propagation by stem cuttings is the most commonly used method to propagate many woody ornamental …

Figure 1. Simple layering

Plant Propagation by Layering

Stems that are still attached to their parent plant may form roots where they come …