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Fruit Gardening: Make plans this fall for sugary success
The covid crisis has certainly led to an increased interest in gardening, particularly food gardening. Gardening with fruits is a great way to get kids interested in gardening and healthy food choices. We are holding a pre-order plant sale through October 23rd with proceeds going to the creation of a...
THINK AGAIN – Beware of Invasive Plants
By Mary Tucker, Cherokee County Master Gardener Excerpt from article in Feb/Mar 2011 issue of Gardening with the Masters Anytime you are evaluating an introduced plant for your landscape, consider the following: if it naturalizes or self sows; how far it spreads; how fast it grows how its seeds are...
A Hallmark of Spring – The Piedmont Azalea
By: Mary Tucker, Cherokee County Master Gardener Excerpt from CCMG Newsletter June/July 2002 The piedmont azalea (Rhododendron canescens) is a hallmark of spring in Georgia, with its delicate, light pink blossoms dancing at the woodland’s edge to celebrate the change of the seasons. It is most often found in deciduous...