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  • Elizabeth Andress named Postsecondary FACS Teacher of the Year The Georgia Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences has named Elizabeth Andress, professor of foods and nutrition in the University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS), the organization’s Postsecondary Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year.
  • Start planning your spring garden now by ordering seeds It may be too cold to plant seeds, but it's perfect weather for snuggling up in a fluffy blanket with a large mug of coffee and some seed catalogs. Seed catalogs are a great place to find new varieties to experiment with when planning next season’s garden. Knobby pumpkins, feathery foliage, mini-cabbages and unusually colored vegetables are just a few of the unusual seeds you might choose.
  • Planning a flower garden? Start now to enjoy blooms for the rest of the year If you didn’t get the flowers you were hoping for this Valentine’s Day, there’s one way to ensure that you’ll never go without: Grow your own. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has many resources to help you create a cut-flower garden that can provide you with a gorgeous pick-me-up bouquet, whether it’s Valentine’s Day or any other day.
  • Fifteen flowers you need to grow if you live in Georgia Cultivating a cut-flower garden in the backyard not only adds beauty to the kitchen table but also to the landscape. Here are a few flowers that thrive in Georgia's climate and make great flowers to display in vases.
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