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.
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.
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.”
Finding a job in today’s economy is tough. Being homeless and recovering from an addiction makes it even harder. A new partnership between University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the Atlanta Mission is helping homeless men at the mission take the next step in returning to society -- getting jobs.
September 23 is the first day of fall, heralding in cooler temperatures that slow the growth of the grass and prepares it to go dormant for the winter. It is also a favorable time for turf diseases to develop. If you had problems with large patch or take-all patch in the spring, you will likely deal with them again in the fall.