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Overwatering Can Lead to Problems

If you’ve ever noticed your plants turning yellow, it’s possible you might be overwatering. Overwatering plants is a major cause of root damage and rot here in Georgia, only made worse by the constant humidity which prevents the plants from drying out. This article is adapted from the original (Randy…
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Concerned about the “Murder Hornets?”

Written by Jennifer Berry, PhD, UGA Professor of Entomology A flurry of recent press coverage has created a surge of interest in the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. The coverage is not traced to any recent event. The insect was found last September 2019 in Vancouver Island (Canada) and again…
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Plant Your Seedlings!

If you’re like me, you’re obsessed with starting seeds. Every year I go back into the closet and get out a large paper envelope that I keep my seed packets in. I look through my options and select a few winners that I think will be good for this year’s…
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Lawn and Garden Tips for March

This is a great time of year to start preparing your lawn for spring. There are a number of things you can do. Pruning- Prune roses and other woody ornamentals before their new spring growth. Dogwoods and azaleas may be trimmed back after they bloom. Cut just above a dormant…
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Seed Starting

February is a great time to start seeds indoors. Vegetable garden favorites, such as tomatoes and peppers, do best when they are transplanted into the garden instead of directly seeded. Save money by raising your own transplants from seed. You will also have a much larger selection of varieties available…
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Winter Weather Damage

It’s the time of year that we often encounter dips in temperature. These cold snaps and winter storms can be a problem for our sensitive landscaping plants which may or may not be able to survive these events. Depending on how cold it gets, what species are in your yard,…
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