New Castle County, Delaware

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Invasive Grass???

I have a new grass taking over my lawn. It has deep white roots and sends out long, strong tentacles. Should I kill it? If so, how? Pictures included.

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New Castle County Delaware 6 months ago

Certified applicators for chemical treatment of lespediza

I live in a community in Wilmington that has about 115 homes. In my community’s open space area, we have an infestation of Lespediza cuneata. Do you know of certified applicators who can control the spread of the weed?

New Castle County Delaware 7 months ago

Magnolia tree

The blossoms are dead should I cut them and if so how? Thank you.

New Castle County Delaware 8 months ago

Scat anyone?

Is there any department at the cooperative extension that could positively identify some scat that I found inside a building?


New Castle County Delaware over 3 years ago

Fruit Tree Spray Mixing

I have a second question similar to my last one. I also want to mix in a pesticide (with the Pristine fungicide) It is Warrior II. I am trying to mix 100 gals. at a rate of 2 oz/ Acre. I am spraying large old apples as well as younger ones and they are spread out over 350 acres. My old products gave me rates per 100 gal but now labels seem to give rates / acre. How do I mix when I'm adjusting my hydraulic sprayer psi for large standard trees as well as semi-dwarf ones to try to spray to the point of run-off? In some cases I just want to mix a 5 gal back-pack sprayer and need to know rates for spot sprays not per acre.

New Castle County Delaware almost 5 years ago

Where do all the deak squirrels go?

I never see dead bodies.

New Castle County Delaware almost 5 years ago

ailing cleveland pear tree and oak tree

ailing cleveland pear tree and oak tree

New Castle County Delaware over 5 years ago

Community Garden Service Day

To give a brief introduction, I am working with the Edgemoor Revitalization Co-op and a University of Delaware graduate student on developing a community garden. We are in the initial stage of preparing the land for planting and cultivation. We have a strong core of people interested in this task, but we are falling short of having enough supplies to accomplish this task. We have created a list of supplies and duties, but would love an opportunity to seek some advice from someone who has a bit more knowledge of a project like this. I appreciate any feedback you can offer. Please feel free to contact me at 302-535-2100.

New Castle County Delaware almost 7 years ago

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