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Let Your Houseplants Rest

Many of us grow houseplants and they’re a great accessory to any home décor. They also give us a …

America's Christmas Flower

What would Joel Poinsett think if he could see the modern day poinsettia? He discovered the poinsettia growing wild …

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Fall Vegetables Are Easy

A fall vegetable crop is like the icing on top of the cake. The cake is good by itself …

Summer Insects Arrive

Earwigs are very ugly insects that show up in damp, dark locations in the home and in the garden. …

Southern Garden Staple Is Threatened

As if Burke County gardeners didn’t have sufficient pests to plague their gardens and landscapes this year, another devastating …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

The identification and management of basil downy mildew is discussed in this factsheet.

Monilochaetes infuscans.

Sweetpotato Scurf

This factsheet describes the identification and management of sweetpotato scurf.

R. stolonifer Sporangia

Rhizopus Soft Rot of Sweetpotato

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

Dark, dry lesion on sweetpotato typical of black rot caused by C

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.

Photo of lesions on a potato and a stem.

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 …