The bees are facing a crisis throughout the country with colony collapse disorder as well as pesticide usage.
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Drought conditions could increase chances for poisoning in livestock
The corpse flower at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont is blooming now. The garden is open late today and Wednesday for visitors.
A blackberry lily has some resemblance to an iris.
UNC-Charlotte The so-called corpse flower at UNCC is about to bloom. The rare bloom will last just 12-24 hours.
Planthoppers leave a sticky secretion called honeydew, which is unsightly and may attract black sooty mold.
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Cooperative Extension Rowan County Master Gardeners are planning a Plant Propagation Workshop for July 1.
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Rose rosette is virus that causes the tips to produce a thistle-like growth.
Darrell Blackwelder: Answers for your gardening questions
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Catawba College students start beekeeping project #honeybee
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Rowan Rose Society’s 56th annual rose show began Saturday at West End Plaza, the former Salisbury Mall. Nineteen rose growers entered this year’s show.
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How well do you know your geraniums?
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For about a week, honey bees swarmed around Keppel Auditorium. The bees numbered several thousand at times. The college was unable to remove the swarming bees, and on Friday announced its Saturday graduation would move from Keppel Auditorium to Omwake-Dearborn Chapel
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You should not fear a swarm and if you see one, you should let Cooperative Extension or your local beekeeper know if you have one
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Growing mushrooms is no easy task
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All about #azaleas: Keeping the popular plants healthy and blooming
Landscape Plants, County Landscape
Encore azalea in full bloom at the Southern Living Test Garden at the Agriculture Center on Old Concord Road. Azaleas are some of the most popular plants in Rowan County landscapes, and the stores and nurseries that carry them often sell out.
Harsh cold puts peach yield in peril
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The best time to plant bearded iris is July through September.
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This is not a space alien feeding on a tree, it's a cedar apple rust gall
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Carpenter bees often return to the nests they bored out the previous year.
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CARPENTER BEES DRILL HOLES, LAY EGGS IN WOODEN STRUCTURES Tired of watching carpenter bees slowly gnaw through the wood on her porch, Deborah Harris bought a trap as an alternative to spraying pesticides. The traps can be bought at craft shows or online or, if you’re handy, made at home. Carpenter bee damage | Georgia FACES | UGA
Tiny piles of sawdust found in random spots are likely caused by large wood-drilling insects called carpenter bees. Carpenter bees are large, black and yellow bees often seen flying around the wooden eaves of houses, wooden decks and wooden fences. They are often mistaken for bumblebees, but unlike bumblebees they have a black shiny tail section.
The recent freeze damaged this camellia, as seen in the burned flowers.
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Home Improvement: Quick fixes for your landscape
Home Improvement, Landscape
Danelle Cutting: Don’t start planting yet