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Distressed Warm-Season Grasses

This spring has not been overly kind to our warm-season grasses—centipedegrass, St. Augustinegrass, bermudagrass, zoysiagrass. The last couple of …

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How Can I Control Pests Organically?

Natural insect control products are derived from plants, microorganisms and other naturally occurring materials. These products can successfully control …

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Tall Fescue Damage

There have been numerous reports this week of leaf tip burn on tall fescue. Some have also experienced “yellow …

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Anthracnose on Liriope

Liriope, often called Lilyturf, is a broadleaf evergreen, clump-forming, perennial. It resembles ornamental grass but it is not a true …

Pollinators

Food Production Honey bees and other pollinators are essential for the production of many of the foods we grow and …

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Appendix C. Diagnostic Tables

This appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook includes tables to help gardeners identify common problems …

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Appendix D. Garden Tools

This Garden Tools appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives readers information …

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Appendix E. Season Extenders and Greenhouses

This Season Extension and Greenhouse appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook. It …

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Appendix 5. Additional Resources

Appendix 5 of, How to Manage a Successful Bee Hotel, provides a list of additional …

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Pieces A (9-1/4” by 6-1/4”) and B (9-1/4” by 7”).

Appendix 4. Building Plans for a Simple Bee Hotel Shelter

Appendix 4 in the collection, How to Manage a Successful Bee Hotel, provides detailed building …

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Appendix 3. Plants that Produce Hollow or Pithy Twigs and Stems Used by Nesting Bees in Eastern North America

Appendix 3 of the collection, How to Manage a Successful Bee Hotel, provides a list …

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Appendix 2. Plants with Leaves and Fibers Used as Construction Materials in the Nest Interior

Abstract 2 of the collection, How to Manage a Successful Bee Hotel, lists plants that …

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Appendix 1. Bee Hotel Checklist

This appendix to the collection, How to Manage a Successful Bee Hotel, summarizes the best …

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