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Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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Nov 1 Pruning Trees & Shrubs 101 Learn the basics on the why, when, and how of pruning your trees and shrubs correctly. Jeffersonville, GA - (83.0 Miles)
Nov 3 1-2-3-4 Counting and So Much More & Ready for Reading Learn strategies for promoting age-appropriate math and pre-reading skills in children birth to age five. A total of four hours of state-accepted credit will be provided in WKC Competency ECE-5.5 (2 hours) and WKC Competency ECE-5.6 (2 hours). Waynesboro, GA
Nov 10 SE District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades SE District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades Lyons, GA - (67.0 Miles)