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Fruit Tree Class

Join the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Clay County Center for a class on Caring for Fruit Trees. The class …

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Edible Weeds Series

Join North Carolina Cooperative Extension Clay County Center for a two-part program on Edible Weeds. This will begin with an introductory …

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Master Gardner Annual Plant Sale

Join the Clay County Master Gardener Volunteer Association at their 2022 annual plant sale, sponsored by the N.C. Cooperative …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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Summer Gardening Series

The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Clay County office is hosting a web-based summer gardening series that will take place two …

Calico scales on dogwood.

Calico Scales About to Hatch!

Calico scale, Eulecanium cerasorum, was accidentally introduced to California from Asia in the 1920s. It has now become established …

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Spotted Lanternfly

Help keep the Spotted Lanternfly out of North Carolina! The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive planthopper native to China. Currently, it is …

Rose sawfly on a rose leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Sawflies on Roses

For the past several weeks I have noticed damage to the leaves of my roses. Each year this happens and …

False oleander scales. Photo: SD Frank

Monitor False Oleander Scales

False oleander scale, Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli, is a tropical and subtropical pest originally from China. False oleander scale is common throughout …

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