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Photo of Minda Daughtry, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMinda DaughtryExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (919) 775-5624 (Office) minda_daughtry@ncsu.eduN.C. Cooperative Extension, Lee County Center
Milkweed bugs on Milkweed

Milkweed Bug

The bond between monarch butterflies and milkweed plants is a good story. Monarchs cannot survive without milkweed. Monarch caterpillars …

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Fall Garden

Heat lovers like tomatoes and eggplants are coming off the bushes in droves and it’s time to begin thinking …

Heat Damaged Tomatoes

Hot Summer Days

Hot summer days and excessively dry conditions are two challenges for gardeners as well as for our plants. When …

Japanese Beetle, Adult

Japanese Beetles

Hordes of shiny metallic green destroyers emerge from the ground to feed on fresh, young foliage. They ravage the …

Getting to Know Your Land

The First in a Series of Workshops for Women Woodland Owners and Natural Resource Professionals. Learn about: North Carolina’s Forest Ecosystems Identifying …

White-tailed deer 19Aug2015 lamjohnm

Oh Deer!

White-tailed deer are a pest even in urban areas. Despite our best efforts, deer do damage to landscape plantings …