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  • Fall great time for planting in Georgia landscapes Posted by K Crosby on Sep 6, 2023 By Faith Peppers Cool fall days are still a few weeks away, but there’s much to do in the garden to get ready for the change of seasons. “Fall is fabulous for most plants,” said Georgia gardening guru Walter Reeves, a retired University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent and an author and radio and television […]
  • Non-native yellow-legged hornet confirmed in Georgia, U.S. for the first time Posted by K Crosby on Sep 6, 2023 By Maria M. LameirasPublished on 08/21/23 The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) have confirmed the discovery of a yellow-legged hornet in Georgia for the first time. This is the first detection of live yellow-legged hornets in the open United States. […]
  • Holes in your home landscape? Here’s how to select new plants Posted by K Crosby on Jun 26, 2023 By Sheri Dorn Now that the weather has warmed up, many Georgians have found that where their yards once had healthy and full plantings, there are now holes and scraps of plants. Residents of Georgia and other parts of the Southeast inevitably arrive at the same observation: Cold temperatures this past December and weather conditions in […]
  • Home citrus questions Posted by Jeremy Kichler on May 7, 2023 This week has been a busy one for home gardeners in Colquitt County. Let’s talk about some of the questions I have been receiving, and hopefully this can help you. What are those big worms on my citrus tree? This has been a topic of discussion for a week or so among home citrus enthusiasts. […]
  • Turfgrass Disease Issues at Green Up Posted by Jeremy Kichler on May 7, 2023 Spring is here and homeowners need to be on the look out for turfgrass diseases that may popup during the year. Below is excellent information on this subject from Alfredo Martinez, UGA Turf Plant Pathologist. Large Patch. Large patch is caused by the soilborne fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG 2-2 LP. The disease can infect all species of […]
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