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Managing Flooded Landscapes

High winds, storm surge, and flooding can devastate your garden and landscape. Safety first- check for downed electrical wires and …

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Raised Bed Construction Workshop

For some home gardeners, topsoil is very scarce or nonexistent depending on where their house is located. This can …

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FFA Club Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cherokee County is helping the Murphy Middle School FFA club start a market garden to be …

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Transplanting Landscape Ornamentals

Cherokee County Extension is offering a demonstration class on transplanting landscape plants. We will cover best time of year, …

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Sign Up for Our Newsletter Today

The Cherokee County Center publishes an electronic newsletter each month. Learn about the educational classes and workshops conducted each …

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Managing Tomato Blights

Many home gardeners struggle with tomato blights and other disease problems. We get several calls at our office on …

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Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

This question and answer worksheet will help homeowners focus on potential problems with drinking water …

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Figure 5. Dusky birch sawfly caterpillar feeding on birch.

Caterpillars That Feed on Trees and Shrubs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of caterpillars that feed on trees …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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19. Landscape Design

This Landscape Design Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses the principles design as well …

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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 …

Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

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