Bulloch County Extension

Time to plant Spring flowering bulbs

Spring-flowering bulbs have been on garden center shelves for weeks but the real season for planting them runs from late October to December. It’s best to wait to plant daffodil, tulip, hyacinth, Dutch iris, etc. until night temperatures are consistently below 60 degrees. At that time the soil is warm enough to stimulate…
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Now is the time to control fire ants

Original story by Sarah Lewis, student writer with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences “April and September are good times to apply baits, once at the start of the season and toward the end to help control before they come back in the spring,” said Will Hudson, a professor with…
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Bulloch County welcomes new Ag Agent

The Bulloch County Extension Office is please to welcome Bill Tyson, who starts today as our new Ag Agent / County Coordinator. Bill is no stranger to Bulloch County as he started his Extension career here from 1994-1999 before he moved to Effingham County, where he has been the Ag Agent…
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Spotted spurge is problem weed in lawns

Spotted spurge is a low growing mat forming summer annual weed that is a major lawn weed in most parts of the country. Spotted or prostrate spurge as some call it thrives in hot sparse yards.  The spotted spurge weed is a very adaptable plant and can thrive in many…
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Start seeds now for Fall Garden

Start seeds in August for broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, turnips, radishes, spinach, lettuce, beets and onions. It is best to use a store-bought potting mix to start seeds in containers, flats or trays. Place the seeds in a partially shaded spot and keep them watered, and you will have…
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Canning Seminar

The Mainstreet Farmer’s Market is hosting a FREE Canning Seminar tomorrow – July 29 – at Ogeechee Tech.  It will be held from 5:30-7:00pm and feature Chef James Barwick.
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4-Hers attend 72nd State Congress

Bulloch County 4-H is proud that we have 6 outstanding young people representing us this week at the 72nd annual Georgia State 4-H Congress in Atlanta, GA.  These youth will be presenting in their project areas and competing for a chance to become a Master 4-Her.  Good Luck to all…
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Hello world!

Welcome to the Bulloch County Extension blog! We are excited to start sharing information and updates with this new outlet. Our team will use this site to bring you current agricultural news and timely updates to help with your lawn and garden needs.  We will also let you know what…
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