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Sheri is the State Coordinator for the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program and Extension Specialist for Consumer Ornamentals. When she is not traveling about the state of Georgia admiring the work of Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers, she spends time in her own (real and virtual) gardens.

Things to Do in the October Garden: Vegetables

Begin harvesting cool-season vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, and collards. Enjoy apple harvests in the north part of the state. Clean up any remaining warm-season vegetable plants, such as tomatoes or peppers. Fall is a great time to conduct a soil test for your vegetable garden. Lime…
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UPDATE: Strategic Planning for MGEV Program

Georgia MGEVs, you make a state coordinator proud!! When asked to contribute to our statewide strategic planning project, you showed up! In recent weeks, you were asked to contribute to a lengthy survey to gather the first round of information. Yes, you could report volunteer service hours for completing it,…
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Things to Do in the October Garden: Annuals and Perennials

As fall progresses, continue to remove old and spent foliage from warm-season annuals and summer-blooming perennials. Any non-diseased plant debris can be composted. Enjoy the addition of cool-season annuals to your landscape, such as pansies, dusty miller, and snapdragons. Fall mums are also colorful additions to the fall landscape. Container…
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