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Author: Kasey Owens

Dogwoods Beware!

Have you noticed spots and blotches of varying shapes and sizes appearing on your Dogwoods? If so, your Dogwoods could be infected by Anthracnose.  Anthracnose

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An Underground World…

There is a world beneath our feet, budding with life we rarely even think about or consider.  For our plants, this underground world is as

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Planting Depth

One of the most common mistakes inexperienced gardeners make is failing to recognize the importance of proper planting depth. They usually err on the side

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Sapsuckers

The yellow-bellied sapsucker is a type of woodpecker that primarily feeds on sap but also eats the insects attracted to sap. Sapsuckers attack live trees,

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Cold Hardy Palms

Can I plant a palm tree here? Yes, you can! There are several palms that will survive and thrive in upstate South Carolina. Sabal palmetto

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Palms

Palms belong to the monocot family, along with grasses, orchids, and bromeliads. Palms are not capable of secondary growth and thus, do not have annual

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Mistletoe

Description: Mistletoe is a PARASITIC plant that grows as a hanging bush on the branches of trees. It will grow on most deciduous trees but prefers

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Mower Injury

Description: Injuries incurred by lawn mowers and string trimmers can seriously threaten a tree’s health. Nicks or cuts to the base of the tree disrupt the

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