Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Cover photo for Lawn Management Tips

Lawn Management Tips

As people are savoring time spent outdoors many are getting out and enjoying their yards. When thinking about managing …

Fire Ants: Wanted Dead Not Alive

Fire Ant Resources & Control Methods The red imported fire ant, commonly referred to as “fire ants”, is an invasive …

Cover photo for Starting Your Own Garden

Starting Your Own Garden

If you are thinking about planting a garden this spring we have some resources that you may find helpful. For …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

map of mountain, piedmont and coastal plain regions of NC

9. Lawns

This lawns chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews installation and care of turfgrass as …

3 days ago
Darkwinged fungus gnat

Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

Figure 1.

Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

Color key shows shade trees, sunny areas, and patio spaces

Growing Edibles in the Landscape

This publication provides three examples of edible landscape designs for incorporating edible components into a …

4 days ago
squash

16. Vegetable Gardening

This vegetable gardening chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explores the different types and techniques …

5 days ago
Brown soft scale (A) adult (B) crawler.

Brown Soft Scale

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

flower thrips

Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes flower thrips, insect pests of grasses and flowering plants.

Greenhouse whitefly nymph.

Greenhouse Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the greenhouse whitefly, an insect …