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Among the fastest growing segments of Georgia agriculture, landscaping and lawn care are important ways to add to and maintain a home's value. UGA Extension provides advice about caring for and protecting lawns and landscapes from pests and disease, and helps both homeowners and lawncare professionals ensure that their grass is always greener.


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  • Aerating Grain in Storage (B 712) Aeration conditions grain and seed by lowering the temperature of the material and equalizing the temperature within the storage structure. This prevents moisture migration and condensation and can re…
  • Flowering Bulbs for Georgia Gardens (B 918) A wide variety of bulbs grow well in Georgia. Most are grown for their flowers and some for their foliage. They are grown as pot plants, in shrub borders, naturalistic plantings and in mass displays. …
  • Control of Lace Bugs on Ornamental Plants (B 1102) Lace bug damage to the foliage of trees and shrubs detracts greatly from the plants' beauty, reduces the plants' ability to produce food, reduces the plants' vigor ad causes the plant to be more susce…
  • Biology of Subterranean Termites in the Eastern United States (B 1209) Subterranean termites are social insects that live in societies whose members are mostly mature individuals. Their colonies, which can contain thousands to millions of termites, are formidable, even t…

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UGA Urban Ag Resources for Georgia's Green Industry.

Turf at UGA This site contains detailed information and growing recommendations for species of turfgrass, and provides links to relevant publications from Extension and researchers, turfgrass management courses and other sites.

Turfgrass Breeding at UGA Briefly summarizes turfgrass varieties and Georgia's turfgrass production.

UGA Turfgrass Team The exceptional team behind several premier turfgrass varieties, making its mark through solid, long-term commitments to new cultivar development, education and on-going research and support for all of our grasses.

 


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  • 2024 Peach Season
    2024 Peach Season With no freezing temperatures in the forecast and hope for strong pricing during the upcoming season, peach growers are looking forward to a much-needed rebound this year. Published: 04/10/24
  • UGArden Tea in Dining Halls
    UGArden Tea in Dining Halls Opening the door to UGAarden’s herb drying room provokes an olfactory explosion — sharp peppermint, earthy tulsi, sweet calendula and floral chamomile mix into an herbal perfume that would undoubtedly have tea drinkers reaching for their kettles. Published: 03/21/24
  • Community Mosquito Management
    Community Mosquito Management Spring is approaching and now is a great time to schedule a community clean-up event. Published: 03/11/24