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A push lawn mower CAES News
Turfgrass battle plan
Are you dreaming of lush, green grass for your lawn? There are several steps you can take now, in the cold of winter, to help you enjoy a beautiful lawn in the summer.
Atlanta Mission clients graduate from Super Crew Program CAES News
Returning to the workforce
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.
Rolls of freshly harvested sod CAES News
Sodded lawns
A lush sodded-turfgrass lawn can be the envy of the neighborhood, but people who want to install sod lawns next year can expect to pay more, according to a Georgia Urban Ag Council ancillary survey.
Althea blooms in the University of Georgia Research and Education Garden in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Landscape color class
Commercial landscapers, and novices, too, will learn how to add color to landscapes at the All About Color workshop set for Friday, Nov. 11 on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga.
From bids to equipment
A workshop for professional landscapers is set for Oct. 21 on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga.
Close up image of large patch disease on zoysiagrass CAES News
Fall turf diseases
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.
Fall armyworm on a blade of grass CAES News
Fall army worms out
Over the past couple of weeks, I have received numerous calls from curious homeowners and frustrated farmers regarding the dreaded fall armyworm. Damage to established turf is most often aesthetic. However, newly planted sod or sprigs can be severely damaged or even killed by fall armyworm feeding.
Turf and rotten fruit are their favorites
Lately I’ve received several calls about green colored beetles appearing on the fruit and foliage of trees in many people’s home landscapes. More often than not, the culprit is the green June beetle.
Southern Mole Cricket CAES News
Tiny turfgrass tunnelers
Adult mole crickets spend winter underground. When temperatures warm, they emerge, feed and mate. Their flights begin in March and continue through June when their numbers, and damage, in an area can increase quickly.