Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Lawn & Garden

en Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲
boxed up samples

Soil Sample Testing + Fees

If you’re having problems with your garden or grass in your lawn – having your soil tested is a …

Bug out~ youth will learn how to identify bugs, why they are useful to our ecosystem and fun bug facts! july 6th, 2022 at 9am-4pm at the jones county civic center- cost is $10

Bug Out! (Summer Fun 2022)

**THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. NO MORE SPOTS AVAILABLE** Looking for a camp on bugs for your youth this Summer? Register …

Learn about fresh foods from the garden all the way to the table!

Garden Camp (Summer Fun 2022)

**THIS WORKSHOP HAS 3 SPOTS AVAILABLE AS OF 7/22/2022* Learn all about fresh foods from the garden all the way …

Cover photo for Upcoming Trainings & Events (2023)

Upcoming Trainings & Events (2023)

REGISTER NOW! Agricultural Community QPR for Farmers and Farm Families This Zoom training scheduled for January 18, 2023 at 1 p.m. …

Cover photo for #JonesEmpowers

#JonesEmpowers

We’re kicking off 2022 by introducing our new hashtag #JonesEmpowers Whether you’re sharing or attending a Jones County Extension class, …

Cover photo for Animal Waste Operation Trainings (2021)

Animal Waste Operation Trainings (2021)

December 13 and 17, 2021 December 13: Weather, Safety, Hay Production, and Composting December 17: Farm Inspection, Cropping System Changes, Fly …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

mite leaf rolling marked with red circle on photograph of zoysiagrass

Zoysiagrass Mites

This publication discusses the biology and control of zoysiagrass mites, occasional pests of turfgrass in …

4 hours agoTurfFiles
A bunch of ripe, purple muscadine grapes on the vine.

Growing Muscadines in Childcare Center Gardens

While children are having fun growing, harvesting, and eating delicious, nutritious, fresh fruits and vegetables …

dark green, lobed leaves, forming a dense ground cover

Controlling English Ivy in Urban Landscapes

English ivy (Hedera helix) is a shade-tolerant, woody perennial vine. When established it creates …

6 days ago
A Brownheaded ash sawfly

Brownheaded Ash Sawfly

This factsheet describes the biology of the brownheaded ash sawfly, Tomostethus multicinctus, and provides residential …

1 week agoPDIC Factsheets
bronze birch borer

Bronze Birch Borer

This factsheet describes the biology of the bronze birch borer, Agrilus anxius, and provides residential …

1 week agoPDIC Factsheets
Cottony camellia scale insects, their ovisacs, and sooty molds growing in their honeydew on camellia.

Cottony Camellia Scale Insect

This factsheet describes the biology of the cottony camellia scale, Pulvinaria floccifera, and provides residential …

1 week agoPDIC Factsheets
The crowned slug caterpilla, Isa textula

Crowned Slug Caterpillar

This factsheet describes the biology of the crowned slug caterpillar, Isa textula. …

1 week agoPDIC Factsheets
A Chinese mantid eating a grasshopper.

Chinese Praying Mantid

This factsheet describes the biology of the Chinese praying mantid, Tenodera sinensis, which are sold …

1 week agoPDIC Factsheets