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From the Vine

Cold weather has finally moved in for 2017 and I’m not a fan. I prefer Spring and Summer, when …

From the Vine – Fall

September 22 is the autumnal equinox, which marks the first day of fall. Days begin to get shorter, crispness …

From the Vine

A few weeks ago, I was in the yard with my son and nephews playing catch with baseballs. One …

From the Vine

According to a 2014 US Bureau of Labor and Statistics poll, the average American spends almost 3 hours per …

From the Vine

On Monday, March 20 at 6:28am, I awoke to the alarm that I had set for the first …

Cooking With Herbs

Are you trying to cut back on salt? Do you have herbs growing with no idea what to do …

From the Vine

If you are like many homeowners in Sampson County, this undecided weather pattern has your lawn wondering if it …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Figure 4. Formica subsericea.

Formica Ants in the Landscape

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

Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

This Entomology Insect Note offers tips for baiting ants in an around homes.

3 days agoHousehold Pests
Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Vertebrate Pest Control

This publication, part of the 2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and …

5 days ago

Pesticide Use and Safety Information

This publication, part of the 2017 Southeastern US Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and …

5 days ago
Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …

Herbaceous Plants for Wildlife

This publication describes methods for maintaining and establishing herbaceous plants as valuable sources of food …

1 week agoWorking with Wildlife
Photo of kale plants

Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

1 week agoGrow It, Eat It