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Tree Owner's Manual – From Planting to Early Maintenance
C/O North Carolina Urban Forest Council
PEST ALERT – Crape Myrtle Bark Scale
Crape myrtle bark scale (CMBS) is a serious new threat to southern crape myrtles. It threatens to turn what has historically been a...
PEST ALERT – Asian Longhorned Beetle
"The Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis; ALB) is native to Asia and was first detected in the United States in 1996 in...
PEST ALERT – Box Tree Moth
"The box tree moth (BTM) was confirmed for the first time in North America in Ontario, Canada in 2018. Box tree moth can have up to five...
PEST ALERT – Brown Garden Snail
Brown garden snail (BGS) is a phytophagous snail which means it feeds on plants, making it a pest of crops and ornamentals.
PEST ALERT – Asian Giant Hornet
"The Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia Smith, is an invasive hornet that was first detected in the United States in Washington State...
PEST ALERT – Wooly Frogs Mouth
Wooly frogs mouth (Philydrum lanuginosum) is an invasive weed that was found to be growing in Pender County, NC on August 3, 2016. The...
PEST ALERT – Red Imported Fire Ant
"Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA), Solenopsis invicta Buren, was first introduced to the United States via Mobile, Alabama in 1918. This pest...
Nursery Terms Explained: A Quick Guide to Shopping for Plants at a Nursery
Trust us: we know how overwhelming plant shopping can be, especially when we have so much to choose from! Here's a quick guide on what to...
5 Things to Know Before Shopping at Shepherd's Landscape Supply
Whether its your first visit to Shepherd's Landscape Supply and Nursery or your 100th, we have a few quick tips that will ensure that you...
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