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  • Every once and a while there is profound merit in checking out what is on the other side of our “garden fence.” We find new plants, new building materials, new ideas, and new concepts that we can bring back to our own gardens. Just incorporating one of those new things into our own garden can…

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  • Vines of Change

    I was on the UGA Athens campus yesterday during Extension’s Program Planning Week. I had a few minutes to check out the UGA Trial Garden. There were several vines growing in the garden that caught my attention. I think my favorite was a potato vine, Solanum wendlandii. I admired the distinctly solanaceous blue flowers (that…

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  • Leaves on the Vine

    Thank you to all of you who were a part of last week’s “Meet and Greet” at the State Botanical Garden in Athens! It was such fun to meet each of you, to hear what’s on your mind, to learn about your projects, and to spend some great time together. I am so glad to…

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  • The fall schedule for visiting Master Gardener programs is shaping up! I have been invited to MG meetings, agent planning meetings, events, and classes. I will be posting the schedule on the MG program website. Be sure to check it (and make sure I have not overlooked your request!). In the meantime, I have been…

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  • Poll #1 Results: AT Topics for 2013

    According to you, the readers, top picks for Advanced Training topics for 2013 are: Sustainable Garden and Landscape (106 of 163 responses; 65%)Diagnostics and Technology (22 of 163; 13%)Urban Forestry and Ecology (17 of 163; 10%)Youth Gardening (13 of 163; 7%)Water Quality Management (5 of 163; 3 %) Advanced Training for Georgia Master Gardeners is…

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  • Climbing to New Heights

    What does the trellis in your garden look like? In my old vegetable garden, it was a piece of cattle panel attached to T-posts, with another panel curved over the top. A tunnel for the vertically-challenged, if you will. It wasn’t gorgeous, but it did the trick. It sure was convenient to pick green beans…

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