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Mole Control
Do you have mysterious tunnels running through your lawn or flowerbeds? If so, a mole has likely invaded your yard, and you are not alone.
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Drought-ready turf
Summer is just around the corner and rainfall deficits for Georgia are expected to continue, so learning how to save water in your landscape is essential. Following these tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will help keep your lawn healthy while saving water and protecting the environment.
Photos of goats cleaning up the banks of Tanyard Creek near Baxter Street in Athens. Students from the UGA College of Environment and Design installed the goats as part of service-learning project. CAES News
Targeted grazing
Goats and sheep have a reputation for eating vegetation that most other grazing animals would not touch. This trait makes them invaluable to people who need to raise livestock in tough climates, but it’s also made them popular for landowners who need to clear brush or invasive plants from overgrown parcels.
A sod pallet sets on a sod farm in Ft. Valley, Ga. CAES News
Turfgrass Conference

Attention all turfgrass enthusiasts! Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 24, 2012 and make plans to attend the 66th Annual Southeastern Turfgrass Conference held at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center.

University of Georgia research technician Rodney Connell prunes turfgrass samples in a greenhouse on the campus in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Spring lawns
In early spring as dormant, warm-season lawns begin to turn green, University of Georgia Extension agents receive many of calls about managing lawns. Most questions are about fertilization, including what type of fertilizer, how much to use and how frequently should it be applied.
A redbud tree (cercis spp.) blooms during springtime on the UGA Griffin Campus CAES News
Planting new additions
If you are planning to add to new plant material to your landscape, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension specialists recommend keeping a few things in mind before you dig your first shovel-full of dirt.
Henbit - weed often found in turfgrass lawns CAES News
Weed removal
The majority of weeds that are growing this time of year are called winter annual weeds. Weeds that are actively growing in lawns and pastures include henbit, chickweed, wild radish, buttercup, hop clover and catchweed bedstraw.
Freshly ground woodchips CAES News
Natural landscaping
Many homeowners desire a low-maintenance landscape, but don’t know how to achieve that goal. Following these recommendations from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will help you create an easy-to-maintain, beautiful landscape.
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Recycle lawn clippings
Recycling is all the rage, from aluminum cans and newspapers to plastic bottles and bags. But did you know that you can recycle in your lawn? Rather than throwing away bagged grass clippings, put your yard waste to use. This environmentally friendly method of organic gardening is called “grasscycling.”