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Lawn & Garden

Cover photo for The Trees Are Full of Worms

The Trees Are Full of Worms

We are fortunate to have plenty of large, beautiful trees here in Burke County. The rich, green of their …

Cover photo for Nickels for Know-How Referendum

Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Burke County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Spring Williams-Byrd, Burke County Cooperative Extension …

Cover photo for National Watermelon Day 2016

National Watermelon Day 2016

August 3rd 2016 is National Watermelon Day and to celebrate properly, you will need to purchase the perfect watermelon. But …

Plant Sale Is Almost Here

Get your garden beds ready and mark your calendars because it’s almost time for the Extension Master Gardeners Community …

The Approach of Spring

Spring is on its way, I’m sure of it! We’re not there quite yet but each day brings us …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note discusses how to identify and manage common armored scale insects that …

Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of aphid pests of ornamental trees, …

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the Home

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the brown marmorated stink bug, …

Brown Soft Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes brown soft scale, a common insect pest on trees, shrubs …

Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of Japanese beetle adults, which feed …

Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

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

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 …

Crapemyrtle Aphid

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