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EDGE Expo
The Urban Ag Council of Georgia will host its annual Edge Expo for landscape professionals on Dec. 5-6 at the Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center in Duluth, Ga.
University of Georgia research technician Rodney Connell prunes turfgrass samples in a greenhouse on the campus in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Waters-wise lawn research
Most gardeners know the secret to a successful garden is to start with good, nutrient-rich soil. University of Georgia researchers are using a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant to test this theory on turfgrass.
Use tweezers to remove ticks. Pinch the tick close to the mouthparts to remove as much as possible. If the tick head is left behind, don't worry. Having a tick attach itself to your skin is like having a thorn. Your body will expel it over time. CAES News
Tick control
Ticks make most people squeamish. No one likes the idea of something crawling on them, and I do not know anyone who wants to be a source of food. Luckily, there are things you can do to help reduce you and your pets’ chances of having a close encounter with a tick.
A push lawn mower CAES News
Lawn Repair
Many view fall as the time to pack up the lawn mower and give the lawn a rest. Fall is actually the best time to evaluate cool-season grasses, like tall fescue, that have just experienced high, summer temperatures.
Leyland cypress trees grow as a property border in a lawn in Butts Co., Ga. CAES News
Hedgerow
Hedges are a common feature in many Georgia landscapes. They are used to define property lines, provide privacy or block the view of an unpleasing object.
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Central Georgia landscapes
Are you a new homeowner, or are you just looking for more confidence when you tackle projects around your home’s landscape? If you answered yes, chances are you’ve got some questions. Houston County Master Gardeners have designed a program that will provide you with answers.
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Turfgrass Update
Camden and Glynn county Extension agents will host a green industry update and workshop for professional landscapers from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. August 28.
A roll of freshly harvested sod CAES News
Cuban turf
University of Georgia-licensed turfgrass may soon be growing on Cuban golf courses, sports fields and resorts.
Portable irrigation sets on a sod farm in Fort Valley, Ga. CAES News
Water grass wisely
There have been isolated showers across the state, but many areas have not received the much needed rain. Unless you have been watering it, the grass in your lawn is probably wilted and browning. But if you’ve been watering improperly, you may still find yourself with a less-than-healthy lawn.