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  • boxwoods with boxwood blight

    How to Fight Boxwood Blight

    It has now been a full ten years since a mysterious disease affecting 10,000 containerized boxwood (Buxus spp. and cvs., Zones 5–9) shrubs in North Carolina and over 100,000 boxwoods…

  • beech leaf disease

    What You Need to Know About Beech Leaf Disease

    Gardeners best know two kinds of nematodes: those that are destructive root pests, and those that are beneficial and may be purchased to help control soil grubs, fungus gnats, thrips,…

  • neem in the garden

    What to Know About Using Neem in the Garden

    Neem is often brought up in any discussion of garden pests and diseases, but is it all good? Learn more about using neem in the garden here.

  • powdery mildew

    Everything You Should Know About Powdery Mildew

    Powdery mildews may be the plant diseases most recognizable to gardeners. They are known for the gray to white patches of dusty fungal growth that develop on leaves of numerous…

  • carpenter ants protecting tuliptree scale insects

    Do Your Plants Have Sticky Leaves? Honeydew Might Be the Problem

    Most gardeners are familiar with the sugary excretion produced by some sap-feeding insects known as “honeydew.” Many might even know about the fascinating relationship between honeydew-producing aphids, mealybugs, or scale…