Invasive species

  • The larvae of scarab beetles, known as white grubs, are one of the armadillo’s favorite foods.  Armadillos will dig up a lawn searching for grubs in the fall and spring when grubs are near the surface. The Extension office receives many calls this time of year from frustrated homeowners that have their lawns plowed by…

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  • Unsolicited Seeds

    People across the country have received unsolicited packages of seeds.  The packages are being sent by mail and may have Chinese writing on them.  The Georgia Department of Agriculture has been notified that numerous Georgia residents have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from China.  The Bartow County Extension office has…

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  • In this Extension Corner segment, UGA Extension’s Paul Pugliese discusses the Bradford pear tree. While they are very popular in Southern landscapes, he explains why they might not be the best choice for your yard.

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