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  • Firefly Season Firefly Season Georgia is home to more than 50 species of fireflies — or lightning bugs — and you can help protect these insects by understanding their lifecycle and habitat needs. By Becky Griffin, Jason Schmidt | Published: 5/17/2022
  • Prison Beekeeping Program Prison Beekeeping Program “I was one of those teenagers — I wanted to be an actress. I went to college for theater, but dropped out and got on drugs.” By Jordan Powers | Published: 5/12/2022
  • Buttercup Control Buttercup Control Buttercup is one of the most prolific spring weeds and is easily recognized by its bright, glossy yellow flowers. By Paul Pugliese | Published: 5/10/2022
  • 2022 Beekeeping Institute 2022 Beekeeping Institute Beekeepers, it’s time to grab your smoker and hive tool — the Young Harris Beekeeping Institute will celebrate their 30th year May 18 to 21. By Jordan Powers | Published: 5/4/2022
  • Beneficial Viruses Beneficial Viruses Inheriting a virus may sound like an undesirable bequest, but for certain insects, the phenomenon of beneficial virus inheritance is key to their survival. By Michele Hatcher | Published: 5/3/2022
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Lawn & Garden Publications
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • 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.
  • Key to Diseases of Oaks in the Landscape (B 1286) This publication contains a guide to diseases of oak trees in the landscape.
  • Landscape Plants for Georgia (B 625) This publication includes a list of good plants for Georgia organized into various sizes and groups. The design qualities of plants—their form, size, color and texture—are emphasized according to the principles and requirements of good landscape design and plant maintenance. Hardiness and disease and insect resistant qualities are also considered.
  • Growing Indoor Plants with Success (B 1318) Interior plants are an ideal way to create attractive and restful settings while enhancing our sense of well being. In addition, houseplants can be a satisfying hobby and can help purify the air in our homes. To be a successful indoor gardener, you need to understand how the interior environment affects plant growth and how cultivation differs from growing plants outdoors.
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