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Controlling Mosquitoes

I think we all know mosquitoes as the annoying insects that can quickly take the fun out of being …

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April Is Gardening Month

April is Gardening Month in Wayne County! April is the month that our yards come alive with spring colors …

February Gardening Tips

February is a good month to start preparing our gardens for spring with one of the biggest chores being …

Time to Prune Grapevines

It is that time of the year again to begin many pruning chores in the landscape and garden. One …

Winter Gardening Chores

Winter weather is here and activity in the garden has slowed down. For gardening enthusiasts, their green thumbs might …

honeybee hives

2018 Wayne County Bee School

Honey bees are beneficial insects which are very important to our environment. Honey bees often get a bad name …

Mulch for the Landscape

There are many possibilities when it comes to the types of mulch that can be used in the landscape. …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Tree care professional removing a large tree crushing a car.

How to Hire a Tree Care Professional

Proper tree care is an important part of a homeowner's investment. This publication guides consumers …

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Wheel bug

Wheel Bug

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of wheel bugs, an insect pest …

Females insert their egg

Western Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes the western flower thrip, an insect pest of plants that …

Twolined spittlebug

Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twolined spittlebug, an insect …

Spider mite stippling damage on milkweed.

Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …

Twobanded Japanese weevil

Twobanded Japanese Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twobanded Japanese weevil, an …

Figure 1. White patches of male tea scales.

Tea Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of tea scale, an insect pest …

Bed Preparation and Fertilization Recommendations for Bedding Plants in the Landscape

For healthy, aesthetic plants, the soil must serve as a reservoir for water, oxygen, and …