Skip to main content

NC State Extension

Twospotted spider mites and webbing on a butterfly bush leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Scout for Twospotted Spider Mites

Twospotted spider mites are probably the most common spider mite species to damage ornamental plants, fruits, vegetables, and others. Twospotted …

Eastern tent caterpillar feeding on a cherry leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Eastern tent caterpillars are common native insects that create silk webs or ‘tents’ in the branch crotches of some …

Cover photo for New Factsheet: Bermudagrass Mites

New Factsheet: Bermudagrass Mites

A new factsheet was released to the Extension Resource Database on bermudagrass mites. Bermudagrass mites are tiny, worm-like arachnids present …

Boxwood leafminer adult. Photo: SD Frank

Boxwood Leafminers Active

Amanda Taylor, Area Specialized Agent – Nursery and Greenhouse alerted us that Boxwood leafminer adults are active in the …

Oak eriococcid scales on a willow oak twig. Photo: AG Dale

Felt Scales on Oaks

Felt scales are a family of scales that include azalea bark scale (Acanthococcus azaleae), crape myrtle bark scale (Acanthococcus …

Oak lecanium scales and eggs on willow oak. Photo: SD Frank

Lecanium Scales Full of Eggs

Oak lecanium scale and European fruit lecanium are nearly identical soft scales that infest oaks and many other tree …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

Cicada killer wasp on foliage

Cicada Killer Wasps

Cicada killer wasps are starting to emerge. This picture was taken on Friday in a landscaped area outside the …

Learn More Using the Resources Below

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Greenhouse Weed Control

This publication discusses a number of options that are available to the greenhouse manager for …

Yellow tuft.

Yellow Tuft in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow tuft.

2 weeks agoTurfFiles
Yellow patch stand symptoms.

Yellow Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of yellow patch.

2 weeks agoTurfFiles
Take-all root rot on an ultradwarf bermudagrass putting green.

Take-All Root Rot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of take-all root rot in turf.

2 weeks agoTurfFiles
Summer patch.

Summer Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of summer patch.

2 weeks agoTurfFiles
Spring dead spot stand symptoms.

Spring Dead Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of spring dead spot.

2 weeks agoTurfFiles
Slime mold stand symptoms

Slime Mold in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of slime mold.

2 weeks agoTurfFiles
Rust

Rust in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of rust.

2 weeks agoTurfFiles