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April 20th at 6pm- Low Maintenance Gardening
"Short on time, but still want a garden? This program will feature plants and gardens that don't require time and attention everyday. Select the perfect plants for those who want low-maintenance landscape."REGISTER HERE
April 27th at 6pm- Kitchen Gardening
"Have your own produce garden in your backyard. This is how to start and maintain a vegetable, fruit, and herb garden to provide food for yourself all summer long."REGISTER HERE
April 28th at 6pm- So You Think You Want Bees?
”Beekeeping can be a rewarding hobby, career, and passion, but is it right for you? This course will help you determine if you are ready to dive in to the next step of acquiring bees or if another course of action would be better. Come learn about what it takes to be a beekeeper.”REGISTER HERE
May 4th at 6pm-Spring & Summer Seasonal Color
"Add a burst of color to your landscape with different types of plants. Get that curb appeal you've always wanted by adding seasonal color." REGISTER HERE
May 12th at 12pm-Container Gardening
"Containers are great for those that have a smaller landscape or only a patio. Grow almost anything in a container. This class will cover choosing the right container and plants for your potted garden." REGISTER HERE
May 24th at 12pm-Heirloom Vegetables
"Add something new to your vegetable garden with heirloom plants. Their history is rich and so is their taste. Learn about the best heirlooms for Georgia and choose which ones you would like to add to your garden." REGISTER HERE
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.
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.
Understanding Laboratory Wastewater Tests: I. ORGANICS (BOD, COD, TOC, O&G)(C 992)For most people a complete understanding of the standard methods required to accurately complete critical wastewater analytical tests is not necessary. However, a fundamental understanding of the theory behind and working knowledge of the basic procedures used for each test, and the answers to commonly asked questions about each test can be a valuable tool for anyone involved in generating, monitoring, treating or discharging process wastewater.