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Our blog, Fulton From the Ground Up, is your go-to for the latest and greatest happenings in Fulton County Agriculture and Natural Resources. Please feel free to explore this blog for Frequently Asked Questions about Cooperative Extension, Fulton County, and anything and everything outdoors!

From Our Blog: Fulton From the Ground Up

Conversation with a Master Gardener: Can This Yard Be Saved? Posted by Gabrielle LaTora on Jul 10, 2024
by Anne Wiskind, Fulton County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer trainee Message from a Homeowner: We moved into our home in June 2020.  One of the main selling points was a gorgeous, flat backyard, as we planned on getting a dog. We got a cute puppy in December 2020, who has grown into a 90-pound bundle of […]
The Wild, Wonderful World of Worms Posted by Gabrielle LaTora on Jul 8, 2024
by Sabine Savoie, Fulton County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer This article is part of Garden Buzz, a series from Appen Media and the North Fulton Master Gardeners, where rotating columnists explore horticulture topics like herbs, insects, and wildlife conservation. Find all Garden Buzz articles here. Yucky! Slimy! Gross! These are the adjectives used to describe the […]
Learn to become a Georgia Green Landscape Steward from our Master Gardeners Posted by Gabrielle LaTora on Jul 3, 2024
Are you interested in native plants, biodiversity, pollinators, composting, and other green landscape practices? Then the Georgia Green Landscape Stewards certification program is for you! Our Master Gardeners are teaching courses from the Georgia Green Landscape Stewards program at libraries across Fulton County this summer. Read on to find out where and when. What is […]
Squash Bugs: A Familiar Garden Foe Posted by Gabrielle LaTora on Jun 28, 2024
I was out at Emory University’s Oxford College Organic Farm this morning putting out insect traps in the zucchini patch for an upcoming field day. When you’re stringing up sticky traps in the canopy of big zucchini leaves and digging holes for pitfall traps, you are really up close and personal with the plants…and everything else […]