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Alamance Gardener - April 2021

Strawberry season is here! Want to grow your own? Find out how in this month’s edition of the Alamance …

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Alamance County 4-H Clubs

Check out our 4-H clubs in Alamance County this year. There is definitely something for everyone! 4-H Reps Lucky Leaf 4-H Elon …

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Alamance Gardener March 2021

Meet Bill Kleiner, our new Extension Director and Horticulture Agent, in the March edition of Alamance Gardener! Alamance Gardener – …

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February 2021 Alamance Gardener

It’s dormant pruning season and this issue of Alamance Gardener will show you the what and when of it. Alamance …

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Healthy Heart, Healthy You

Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of both men and women in the U.S., but there are many ways …

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Alamance Gardener January 2021

Alamance Gardener JANUARY 2021 Zone of confusion? Make sense of those garden catalogs in this month’s …

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Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

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Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

This Entomology Insect Note contains information about booklice, a small household pest that feeds on …

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Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

This Entomology Insect Note offers information on how to identify and control earwigs in the …

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Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

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Figure 1. Camel cricket.

Camel Crickets

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to control camel crickets if they become an indoor …

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Drain fly adult

Drain Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to identify and control drain flies, a common nuisance …

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Figure 1a. Termites have no waist; ants have a narrow waist.

A Guide to House-Invading Ants and Their Control

Ants are probably the most common insect pests that invade our homes and become an …

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Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

This Entomology Insect Note offers tips for baiting ants in an around homes.

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