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Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Cover photo for Cabin Fever Symposium

Cabin Fever Symposium

February 10, 2018 Shelby, NC Cabin Fever Symposium Cleveland County Extension Master Gardeners will host a symposium that is just what those …

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Rhubarb Workshop

Would you like to learn to grow Rhubarb? Please see information …

Pesticide Training Offered

Dear Pesticide Applicator: You are cordially invited to join us for “Early Season Pest Control & Soil Fertility Management”. This …

National Radon Action Month - January 2017

Did You Know? Radon is: an odorless, colorless, tasteless and naturally-occurring radioactive gas. produced through natural decay of uranium found in most …

2016 Extension Master Gardener Classes

Would you like to become a N.C. Cooperative Extension Master Gardener? Cleveland County Extension will offer classes in 2016. The Extension …

Cleveland County Rose Society

May 22, 2016 – The Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society will meet at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Cleveland County …

Upcoming Horticulture Classes

Need a little help from the experts when it comes to beautifying your lawn, controlling insects in the garden, …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

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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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Figure 1. Japanese beetle.

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 …

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Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

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

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide …

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Illustration showing how plants stabilize stream banks

Options for Backyard Stream Repair

This publication discusses strategies and techniques for stabilizing stream banks where erosion is an issue.

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luffa gourds growing on a trellis

Commercial Luffa Sponge Gourd Production

Luffa are tropical, vining plants that produce large fruits similar to cucumbers. When young and …

Japanese Maple Scale, Lopholeucaspis japonica (Cockerell), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Japanese maple scale is an exotic, armored scale insect pest of several ornamental trees and …