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Members of UGA's Tau chapter of Pi Alpha Xi Horticultural Honor Society will host their annual poinsettia sale on Dec. 7 from 8 am. to 4 p.m. at Greenhouse 13 at the UGA Riverbend Greenhouse at 111 Riverbend Road. CAES News
Members of UGA's Tau chapter of Pi Alpha Xi Horticultural Honor Society will host their annual poinsettia sale on Dec. 7 from 8 am. to 4 p.m. at Greenhouse 13 at the UGA Riverbend Greenhouse at 111 Riverbend Road.
UGA horticulture students offering locally grown Christmas cheer Dec. 7
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at UGA’s Riverbend Greenhouse Complex.
The Rose Garden, and all the other gardens, at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm in Savannah, Georgia, are adorned with lights for the holiday season. The light show, called “Jewel in a Savannah Christmas,” runs from 6 to 9 p.m. on select evenings from Friday, Nov. 24 through Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. CAES News
The Rose Garden, and all the other gardens, at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm in Savannah, Georgia, are adorned with lights for the holiday season. The light show, called “Jewel in a Savannah Christmas,” runs from 6 to 9 p.m. on select evenings from Friday, Nov. 24 through Christmas Eve, Dec. 24.
Santa arrives at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens Dec. 6
Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (CGBG) at the Historic Bamboo Farm in Savannah, Georgia, has dressed its gardens with millions of lights in preparation for the arrival of Santa Claus on Dec. 6.
Adding mulch to landscape beds can be an effective way to control small weed infestations or in areas where herbicides cannot be used, UGA Extension experts say. CAES News
Adding mulch to landscape beds can be an effective way to control small weed infestations or in areas where herbicides cannot be used, UGA Extension experts say.
It's time to add mulch, divide overcrowded flowers, plant new trees
Now is the time to add a blanket of mulch to perennial flowers and shrubs and divide overcrowded perennial flowers or move them to a new location, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension expert says.
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Giving a gift that grows: Tips for picking the right plant to gift
There are plenty of options for the perfect gift when giving a plant and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has plenty of tips to make sure your gift is the right one. Whether it be a college student or a hard-to-buy-for friend, a house plant may be the perfect answer to any gift-buying predicament.
Georgia 4-H's annual State 4-H Junior Conference is planned by the Georgia 4-H District Junior Boards of Directors, with each district board comprised of eight grade students who are elected by their district peers. This year’s “Where Dreams Come True” theme focused on science-related topics tied to popular children’s movies. CAES News
Georgia 4-H's annual State 4-H Junior Conference is planned by the Georgia 4-H District Junior Boards of Directors, with each district board comprised of eight grade students who are elected by their district peers. This year’s “Where Dreams Come True” theme focused on science-related topics tied to popular children’s movies.
Middle school Georgia 4-H members gather for State 4-H Junior Conference
More than 700 sixth- through eighth-grade Georgia 4-H’ers gathered for the annual State 4-H Junior Conference at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga., Nov. 23-24.
“Rural Stress: Promising Practices and Future Directions,” an interdisciplinary roundtable on the challenges facing rural America, was held in Atlanta Dec. 10-11, 2018. CAES News
“Rural Stress: Promising Practices and Future Directions,” an interdisciplinary roundtable on the challenges facing rural America, was held in Atlanta Dec. 10-11, 2018.
UGA Extension has active voice in starting conversation about rural stress
Farmers are extended family for University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents throughout the state, and agents are uniquely positioned to raise awareness about rural stress and mental health concerns for Georgia farmers.
The research group under Michael Toews scouts sugarcane aphids. CAES News
The research group under Michael Toews scouts sugarcane aphids.
UGA entomologist Michael Toews using grant to study sugarcane aphids
A team of agricultural scientists across the Southeast are using a $1.8 million U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) grant to study the impact of aphids in sorghum crops.
Freshly cut Christmas trees line Lowes in Griffin in this file photo. CAES News
Freshly cut Christmas trees line Lowes in Griffin in this file photo.
UGA Extension offers tips on how to select and maintain your Christmas tree this holiday season
The holiday season is here, and for many Georgia families that means a trip to the local Christmas tree farm is in order.
Food safety is key when roasting a turkey. CAES News
Food safety is key when roasting a turkey.
Don't leave holiday leftovers sitting out
A focal point of holiday festivities for families every year is to gather around the dinner table and partake of delicious delicacies. But as scrumptious as those goodies are the first time, eating them again can be just as good if they are handled properly.

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