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Testing your water well!

Mar 8, 2021 | Written by Gary Hawkins Today’s posting written by Gary L. Hawkins and Martin Wunderly As part of National Groundwater Awareness Week, today we would like to discuss well water testing. If your water is from a municipal water system, the providers are required to conduct routine testing; however, if…
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It Blew in From Those 2018 Storms

This afternoon I stopped in at a nursery to pick up some compost for a container gardening project we have with a new fifth grade garden club.  As I was checking out I had one eye on the pugs that were eyeing my ankle and the other on this lady…
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How I Discovered I Had a Thanksgiving Cactus

Last year around this time I was putting up Christmas decorations because my parents were coming to visit and spend the week of Thanksgiving with me and my sister. I had just purchased my first home a year prior and was so excited to show off my accomplishment. In the…
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Two-lined Spittlebug,(Prosapia binicta)

Over the Labor Day weekend, I began the process of ridding my lawn of purple and yellow nutsedge as well as kyllinga.  I was in the backyard hand-pulling the yellow nutsedge while carefully trying to avoid any missed dog bombs when I came across this beautiful spittle mass.  If I…
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Great Georgia Pollinator Census returns this August

Students and families are encouraged to participate in the second annual Great Georgia Pollinator Census, which will be held by UGA Extension August 21-22.  About 4,500 participants documented more than 131,000 insect sightings as part of the inaugural census in 2019, and more than 100 events related to the project…
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