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Leyland Cypress in the Landscape

Planting Leyland Cypress as a Screen or Privacy Border Chris Tyson, Tattnall Extension The fall and winter months are a great time to plant trees and shrubs in the yard.  One tree that is often planted as a border, screen, or to create privacy in a landscape is Leyland Cypress. …
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Lawn Burweed Control

During the past year we have received several calls about stickers in home lawns during the Springtime.  The cause of these inconvenient stickers that prevent you from walking barefoot in the yard is a weed commonly called Burweed or Spurweed.  Burweed is a winter annual weed that germinates during the…
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A Few Reminders on Cotton Defoliation

While there has been some cotton picked in Tattnall County, we still have a good bit more that will be defoliated in the next couple of weeks.  Please keep these points in mind as you think about cotton defoliation. Rain in the forecast? – There is no doubt that the…
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Weed of the Week

  I was driving down Highway 121 today and noticed something growing on the side of the road.  It had really bright yellow flowers and it looked like it had beans on it. It was not something I had noticed before so I stopped to take a look.   As…
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UGA Cotton Defoliation Timing Recommendations

As I have been out in the county I have seen some cotton fields that are not too far off from needing to be defoliated. In this post I will write about the University of Georgia recommendations for cotton-defoliation timing. Because cotton produces fruit indeterminately and not all at once we…
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