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  • I have questions about my azaleas!! Posted by Jeremy Kichler on Mar 10, 2023 It has been amazing seeing all the blooming azaleas around Moultrie the last couple of weeks.  Gardeners can keep their azaleas looking great by doing some of these tips. When do I fertilize my azaleas? This is an excellent question.  Apply fertilizer just after flowering. On spring-flowering cultivars, a second...
  • How do I plant my potatoes? Posted by Jeremy Kichler on Feb 21, 2023 Home potato production can be fun and rewarding.  They are easy to grow and you can share them with all your neighbors. To have a successful crop the homeowner must provide good soil, ample water, and proper fertilization. Let’s discuss some important keys to successful potato production. How do I...
  • Wet winter weather points to active mosquito season ahead Posted by K Crosby on Feb 6, 2023 Published on 02/01/23 By Elmer Gray As January transitions to February, few of us are thinking about mosquitoes and the multitude of problems they can cause when spring arrives. But with January rain totals well above normal across the Southeast, it is a good time to take inventory of where standing...
  • Begin the new year by starting plants from seed Posted by K Crosby on Jan 9, 2023 By Alicia Holloway It’s almost that time of year again: January is the month for seed catalogs galore. Seed catalogs are the embodiment of possibility, a chance for gardeners to envision the ever-elusive perfect garden. It is one of my favorite times in the garden year. This year, most of us...
  • Healthy plants start with healthy soil Posted by K Crosby on Jan 9, 2023 By Emily Cabrera The winter months are a great time for gardeners to start catching up on projects they have postponed or to begin planning crop rotations and ordering seeds for the upcoming year. One of the most critical steps to ensuring a productive growing season is to test and prepare...
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