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Pineapple Guavas

One of the lesser known fruits that grow well here in South Carolina, the Pineapple Guava, Acca sellowiana, is a large, evergreen shrub in the Myrtle Family, Myrtaceae. Native to South America, it...

Be On the Lookout for the Box Tree Moth

The box tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis, is a non-native moth that has recently been found in a nursery in South Carolina. Native to eastern Asia, the box tree moth has been present in Canada since...

Why You Should Aerate Your Lawn

Aeration is a cultural practice that does not need to be done often but can provide immense benefits for your lawn. Soil is comprised of minerals, organic matter, and the spaces in between those...

What is it? Wednesday

Lovebugs, Plecia nearctica (Diptera: Bibionidae) are small, black-colored flies except for the top of the thorax being red. The common name “lovebug” refers to the adult male and female flying...

Clemson Extension Wants Your Input

Interest in home gardening has flourished throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, Clemson Extension’s Horticulture team is evaluating the best ways to meet the growing public demand for...

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