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Time to Take Charge of the Lawn

It’s been a rough summer out there for lawns. The frequent, pounding rains along with very hot and humid …

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Rose Rosette Disease

Rose rosette disease has been identified in the south since the 1940s and although it is a killer of …

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Tough Beans Perplex Gardeners

Each summer I get a few calls from area gardeners with complaints about tough green beans. Most folks around …

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Tomatoes or Walnuts?

It’s a tough choice to have to make. As southerners, we hold our tomato plants in high esteem and …

Blue, Pink, and Purple Hydrangea flowers

Why Don't My Hydrangeas Bloom?

The one garden question that I get at all times of the year is ”why don’t my hydrangeas bloom?” …

Time for Garden Pest Warfare

Seeds are up, the tomatoes are getting taller and the squash and cucumbers are starting to run-now what? For …

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Carpenter Bees Are Officially Here

What could be more frustrating than japanese beetles, boxelder bugs or army worms? The answer is carpenter bees. Anyone …

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Basil Downy Mildew

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This factsheet describes the identification and management of sweetpotato scurf.

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Rhizopus Soft Rot of Sweetpotato

This factsheet covers the identification and management of Rhizopus soft rot of sweetpotatoes.

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Black Rot of Sweetpotato

This publication covers the identification and control of black rot in sweetpotatoes.

Late blight on leaves

Tomato Late Blight

This factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

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Potato Late Blight

Potato blight, the pathogen best known for causing the Irish potato famine, is described in …

Botrytis on tomato stem

Botrytis Gray Mold of Tomato

This factsheet discusses the identification of Botrytis gray mold, a fungus of tomatoes.

Lettuce drop symptoms

Lettuce Drop

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor, a fungal …