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02/02/18 - Learn to maintain and repair small engine equipment at a class set for UGA-Griffin 03/09/17 - Do-it-yourself irrigation on a budget 03/09/17 - Choosing where to garden is essential to producing high-yielding crops 03/09/17 - While warm temperatures may tempt gardeners to plant early, experts warn against the dangers of late frosts 01/26/17 - Small-scale vegetable farming workshop set for Feb. 28 in Griffin 01/19/17 - Winter is the best time to prune summer-flowering shrubs 08/25/16 - New varieties provide a host of bloom colors, plant sizes 08/25/16 - Planting a fall cover crop will benefit your spring garden 06/02/16 - UGA horticulture experts talk National Gardening Week, June 5-11 03/10/16 - Add curb appeal to your landscape with tips from UGA Extension 03/10/16 - Tips from UGA Extension will keep you serving squash year-round 03/10/16 - Both summer and winter squash grow in summer gardens 03/10/15 - If it's too cold for gardening, stay indoors and create a plan 02/24/15 - Cauliflower looks to become king of the early spring garden 01/27/15 - UGA expert offers advice for new small-scale farmers 01/15/15 - Ornamental pruning classes set for UGA campus in Griffin 01/15/15 - Landscape business class set for UGA Griffin 09/18/14 - UGA horticulturists to teach backyard orchard workshop 09/18/14 - With a little effort, carrots can be grown in Georgia's clay soil 09/04/14 - Pest management class for small growers set for UGA Griffin Campus 07/31/14 - Squash vine borers on gardeners' hit list 07/23/14 - It's not too late to plant homegrown tomatoes 05/22/14 - Kill weeds now before they take over vegetable garden, landscape 03/21/14 - Small engine maintenance and repair workshop set at UGA Griffin 03/13/14 - From plant selection to repellents and fences, UGA experts share deer control tips 03/12/14 - Plant semi-organically with tips from a University of Georgia expert 01/23/14 - UGA experts to teach pruning principles in February workshops 09/05/13 - Select best fruit trees for your region of Georgia 09/05/13 - Plant fruit trees now to create a home orchard 09/05/13 - Put summer garden to sleep with a blanket of cover crops 09/05/13 - Plant cool weather crops like cabbage and kale now 09/04/13 - Clean gardening tools before storing them for the winter 08/13/13 - Vegetable growers' workshop set at UGA Griffin campus 04/11/13 - Nutrient-rich soil is the key to growing prize-winning produce 04/01/13 - Raised beds are perfect for small-scale gardens 03/19/13 - Soil temperatures not ready for summer vegetables yet 02/28/13 - Class will cover small engine repair for home landscapers 02/13/13 - Vegetable growers' workshop set at UGA Griffin campus 01/16/13 - Ornamental pruning classes set for UGA campus in Griffin 12/12/12 - Last minute gifts for the gardener in your life 10/12/12 - Growing your own giant pumpkin takes time, planning and the right seeds 06/14/12 - One man's weed is another man's flower 06/05/12 - Backyard hobby greenhouses are the dream of many home gardeners 05/10/12 - Tactics to improve this summer's tomato harvest 04/26/12 - Save money by growing vegetable plants from seeds 04/05/12 - Organic gardening workshop set at UGA campus in Griffin 03/22/12 - Learn to propagate plants at UGA workshop in Griffin 01/26/12 - Pruning classes set for UGA garden in Griffin 10/26/11 - Landscape color workshop set on UGA campus in Griffin 09/20/11 - Landscape business owners workshop 09/01/11 - Clean garden tools well before storing them away 07/28/11 - Gardeners grow their own disease problems 04/20/11 - Conserve water with compost 03/01/11 - Landscape management workshop set for April 1 in Griffin 02/24/11 - UGA Extension helps home gardeners grow their own food 02/24/11 - Top five easiest plants for beginner gardeners 02/24/11 - 2011 edition of the Spring Garden Packet 02/02/11 - Pruning class set at UGA garden in Griffin 11/11/10 - Georgia gardeners offer tips on holiday gifts 11/11/10 - Commercial landscaping course set 08/19/10 - Clean, oil and sharpen garden tools before storing for the winter. 08/19/10 - Garden chores now prepare spot for later 08/19/10 - Plant now to pick your own fruit at home later 06/03/10 - Dealing with wet gardens and landscapes 03/04/10 - Too much water for plants as bad as not enough 02/18/10 - Turn 'trash' into plant food and improve garden soil 02/18/10 - Propagate your landscape 02/18/10 - Tips on gardening for Georgia newcomers 02/18/10 - Organically control weeds, diseases 02/18/10 - Spring maintenance in the landscape 02/18/10 - Organic alternatives for soil care and fertilizers 02/18/10 - 2010 edition of the annual Spring Garden Packet 01/28/10 - Pruning class set 10/29/09 - Bring potted plants indoors 09/17/09 - Control leaf eaters 08/20/09 - Let wildlife call your landscape home 08/20/09 - Fall webworms feed on trees, leave mess behind 08/20/09 - Fall fire ant control 08/20/09 - Clean and prune to extend crop yield 08/20/09 - Plant crops now to feed crops later 06/25/09 - Apply proper fertilizer for large fruit, not plant 03/26/09 - Georgia’s best summer vegetables to plant at home 02/26/09 - Homegrown vegetables inexpensive and tasty 11/20/08 - Cold snaps landscapes 08/14/08 - Wheat, rye and grasses are all cover crops 08/14/08 - Fall garden packet 2008 08/13/08 - Landscape chore list is long 07/31/08 - Fall brings workshop series to Griffin 06/12/08 - Gardening doesn’t have to be a pain in the shade 05/08/08 - Produce prices too high? Grow your own 05/01/08 - Composting can conserve water in gardens, landscape 05/01/08 - Stop veggie pests before they stop garden 02/21/08 - From garden to grub: Put your harvest on the table 02/21/08 - Good gardening can save you green 01/03/08 - Cold, drought blast Georgia landscapes 09/06/07 - Plant cover crop in garden spot 08/09/07 - DIY landscape workshop set in Griffin Sept. 13-14 04/18/07 - Spring blooms suffer late freeze damage 04/05/07 - Hobby greenhouse, propagation workshop set May 11 04/05/07 - Horticulture short courses set this month 02/22/07 - Starting organic garden? Take a balanced approach 02/22/07 - Thorny pyracanthas ablaze with berries in winter 11/16/06 - Holidays are perfect times for landscape planting 09/21/06 - Let winter cover crops improve next year's garden 08/31/06 - Falling pine straw more blessing than chore 08/31/06 - Spring flower flourish depends on fall efforts 08/16/06 - Do-it-yourself landscape seminar set in Athens 07/06/06 - For a bountiful harvest, pick often 06/28/06 - Beautiful, fruitless plants 06/22/06 - Get better, cheaper vegetables from home garden 05/04/06 - Composting: environmentally friendly family fare 05/04/06 - Good compost starts with the right ingredients 03/02/06 - Resist spring fever in the vegetable garden 02/16/06 - Add the magic of homegrown herbs to your garden 02/16/06 - Don't let bitter cucumbers ruin garden harvest 02/16/06 - Spring landscape chores make for beautiful summer 01/12/06 - Winter is prime time to prune some plants 12/12/05 - Late tree shoppers, test for too dry to buy 11/23/05 - You don't have to kill this year's Christmas tree 08/31/05 - Georgia-Florida green industry updates in October 08/31/05 - Do-it-yourself landscape program Oct. 15 in Athens 08/18/05 - Backyard composting a simple, helpful process 07/28/05 - Summer posing different challenges for gardeners 07/14/05 - Wet roots lead to yellow leaves 06/01/05 - Vegetable garden care will improve summer harvest 06/15/04 - Versatile vines add color, character to landscape 06/15/04 - Proper planting, care help vines thrive 02/16/04 - Try perennials in backyard vegetable garden 02/16/04 - Accent your landscape with container plants 02/16/04 - Spring chores add beauty to summer landscape 10/16/03 - Hollies durable, popular in Georgia landscapes 10/16/03 - Hollies offer many shapes, sizes, textures, colors 06/19/03 - Scout your landscape for disease, insect problems 06/19/02 - Buy, use, maintain quality landscape tools 04/18/02 - Amend Soils for Landscape Success 07/17/01 - Attract Wildlife to a Backyard Haven 07/20/00 - Georgia Master Gardeners Donate Time to Their Communities 05/26/00 - Growing New Ground-cover Plants Is Easy 05/16/00 - Potting Soils Needn't Be Confusing to Buy 04/07/00 - Keep Your Landscape Plants Healthy, Happy 01/20/00 - Keys to Proper Pruning: Timing, Tools and Technique 09/14/99 - Fall Garden Packet Arrives Just in Time 05/13/99 - Drainage Problems in the Landscape 07/22/98 - Tend to Summer Landscape Chores 04/01/98 - Give Your Landscape a Spring Boost 09/15/97 - Avoid Planting Problems This Fall 09/01/97 - It's a Good Time to Renovate Your Landscape 04/21/97 - Spring Cleaning in Your Landscape