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Autumn Tree Planting

The transition of leaf color is full of symbolism and marks an end of the growing season.  While we may associate this time of year with death and an end to the growing season it is actually the best time of year to start trees in our landscape.  When correctly…
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Deer Crossing

Fall is a great for many things: cooler weather, fall leaves, football Saturdays; maybe the only thing bad about fall is the increased risk of a collision with a deer on our roads and highways.  I wrecked my first car as a seventeen year old coming home from a friends…
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Make Fall Leaves Work for You

The transition of fall color in North Georgia is probably the most beautiful time of the year to enjoy the outdoors.  The show is so impressive that I have received calls from people with friends and family from out of state that plan their vacation to be here at the…
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Buckeye Creek Farm in the news!!

Liz Porter, a Cherokee County Master Gardener and Farm Bureau member, has found a solution to turn a ruinous disease of corn into a high-value delicacy.  Check out the coverage of huitlacoche, or corn smut, in the Atlanta Journal Constitution and NPR.  Great job Liz and Buckeye Creek! http://www.ajc.com/news/lifestyles/food-cooking/in-season-huitlacoche/nnNNn/   …
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Want to become a Master Gardener?

Since I started with Extension in Cherokee County back in March I have had the pleasure of getting to work with and know the Master Gardeners here.  These folks are a fun and diverse group that have experience living and working all over the world!  While their backgrounds and experiences…
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