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Make Thyme for Herbs in your Garden

Back in the 60s, Simon & Garfunkel sang about parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. Today, the list of herbs found in gardens would fill up the whole song. For centuries, herbs have been used for food and medicine. Today they are still used for seasoning food, providing pleasant fragrance, and…
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Raised bed gardening

Spring is here, and despite our cold snap last weekend, folks are busy getting gardens ready. Gardens can come in all shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, not every landscape is suitable for in-ground gardens. In these situations, raised bed gardens have become increasingly popular. Raised beds are improved areas of soil…
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Roses are red…and need proper care

Roses are one of the most popular plants among Georgia gardeners even though growing roses in the southern climate can be challenging. Their large, fragrant blooms can be cheery and dramatic. Proper site preparation and planning and knowing which rose varieties to choose is the key to success. Before getting…
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Well, Well, Well…

WELL…last week (March 7-13, 2021) was National Groundwater Awareness Week and it can be a DEEP subject. The United States uses 82.3 billion gallons per day of fresh groundwater for public supply, private supply, irrigation, livestock, manufacturing, mining, thermoelectric power, and other purposes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Private…
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Using Pesticides Wisely Virtual Trainings 2021

The 2021 “Using Pesticides Wisely” trainings will begin in March and will be virtual. UPW trainings are for those applying and using the herbicide technologies listed below. Everyone will be required to take it this year regardless of whether you took it within the last two years. Please see the requirements…
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