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September 2018

  • 9/28 Friday Free For All!

    Happy Friday, everyone!  Here’s some upcoming fun stuff we’ve got going on in Fulton County: 1. Our Master Gardener Extension Volunteers are speaking about Fall Vegetable Gardening at 1pm at the College Park Library this Saturday, 9/29. 2. We will be out and about at the Streets Alive Festival with our Fulton Fresh truck handing…

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  • Fall Caterpillars

    Caterpillars can often be garden pests throughout the summer, but many of the species we see in the fall have no effect on our crops.  In fact, some look like they popped right out of a surreal painting and turn into even more beautiful butterflies and moths. Though they may not affect our gardens, some…

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  • Friday Free For All!

    Happy Friday everyone! My Friday Free for All posts will contain a summary of all of Fulton County’s upcoming programming across all program areas.  Come and see us while we’re out and about! Our SNAP-Ed team will be at the 360 Healthfest at Greenbriar Mall this Saturday, September 21st.  For more info on this event,…

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  • Mighty Muscadines

    For me, there are three essential components to a Georgia summer: peach ice cream, cicadas singing in the pine trees, and of course, muscadines.  It’s hard to imagine being outdoors in the heat and not seeing at least one wild vine or some muscadine jelly at a local farmers market.  The vines that bear these…

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