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  • by Gabrielle LaTora, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Now that you’ve selected the perfect site for your new tree, it’s time to prepare the soil! Preparing your soil includes correcting the pH, adding nutrients and organic matter, adding any other soil amendments, and assessing drainage. Just like selecting a site, preparing the soil gives your…

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  • Warm-Season Lawn Tips for February Warm-season lawns include bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, centipedegrass, and St. Augustinegrass. Cool-Season Lawn Tips for February Cool-season lawns include tall fescue, fine fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, rough bluegrass, and ryegrass. If you have questions about your lawn, don’t hesitate to contact us at one of our offices. Learn More Bermudagrass Lawn CalendarZoysiagrass Lawn CalendarCentipedegrass…

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  • by Jane Walsh, Fulton County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer This article is part of Garden Buzz, a series from Appen Media and the North Fulton Master Gardeners, where rotating columnists explore horticulture topics like herbs, insects, and wildlife conservation. Find all Garden Buzz articles here. Tucked away in the lush woodlands of historic Roswell, Georgia, lies…

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  • As we start planning for our spring landscaping projects, the first thing we want to do is make sure that we have the proper tools in our woodsheds and toolboxes. As the environment around us starts greening up, we may notice branches that need to be removed and plants that need to be trimmed. Depending…

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  • by Carole MacMullan, Fulton County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer This article is part of Garden Buzz, a series from Appen Media and the North Fulton Master Gardeners, where rotating columnists explore horticulture topics like herbs, insects and wildlife conservation. Find all Garden Buzz articles here. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the word “pandemic” became…

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  • Atlanta’s urban foresters and protectors, Trees Atlanta, have some great programs coming up. If you’re interested in the health of our urban forests, these might be the classes for you! The Future of Urban Trees and Green Stormwater Infrastructure Tue Feb 13 | 12pm-1:30pm | Trees Atlanta Kendeda TreeHouseRegistration is required here As cities expand and areas urbanize, flooding caused…

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  • by Gabrielle LaTora, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Did you know that winter is the best time to plant trees? That’s now! But don’t run off to dig a hole just yet—there are a few important considerations and prep steps that will give your tree its best chance for success. Over the next few blog…

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  • by James Herrin, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Residents of Fulton County experience a higher risk of exposure to the second leading cause of lung cancer when at home. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that can build up inside the air in buildings. According to the US EPA, nearly 21,000 lung cancer deaths are…

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  • Warm-Season Lawn Tips for January Warm-season lawns include bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, centipedegrass, and St. Augustinegrass Cool-Season Lawn Tips for January Cool-season lawns include tall fescue, fine fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, rough bluegrass, and ryegrass If you have questions about your lawn, don’t hesitate to contact us at one of our offices. Learn More Bermudagrass Lawn CalendarZoysiagrass Lawn…

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  • by Norlethia Harris, Agriculture & Natural Resources Educator Have you ever looked at a plant in your yard and wondered why some branches and leaves seem to be dying? Have you noticed that your bermudagrass lawn isn’t growing as well as you want it to? Has your water started smelling or tasting unusual? These are…

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