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Brunswick County Newcomer's Packet

Gardening in Coastal North Carolina can be a challenge for new and experienced gardeners alike. The Brunswick County Newcomer’s …

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Making Sense of Pesticides

Choosing the “right” pesticide (herbicides, fungicides, insecticides) can be challenging and oftentimes confusing. These factsheets are intended to serve …

Abundant Yellow Wildflowers

Crowned Beggarticks in the Ditch

Tickseed Sunflower or Crowned Beggarticks Bidens coronata -or- B. trichosperma I’ve been noticing some patches of lovely yellow flowers stretching tall out …

Bee School

Brunswick County Beekeepers Association Beginning Beekeeping Class A free Interest seminar and Registration will be held on Wednesday …

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Florida betony growth habit.

Florida Betony

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Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Figure 1. Great Spangled Fritillary

Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

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Figure 4. Formica subsericea.

Formica Ants in the Landscape

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

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Glyphosate

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.

Figure 1. 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 …

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Figure 1. Indian wax scale crawlers under wax cover.

Soft Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes common aspects of biology and management of soft scale insects …

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Figure 1. Life cycle of the azalea lace bug.

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

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