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A push mower used to mow turfgrass. CAES News
Summer lawn care
Having a healthy, attractive lawn is an integral part of a beautiful home landscape. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts say following these five steps can help you achieve an awe-inspiring lawn this summer.
UGA Organic Class composting pile. CAES News
Mulch veggie plants
Adding mulch around vegetable plants like peppers, tomatoes, squash and eggplant can mean extra veggies at harvest time. Mulching prevents the loss of moisture from the soil, suppresses weed growth, cools the soil and keeps vegetables off the ground.
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Peanut research
A $15 million grant from the U.S. Agency on International Development is giving a boost in funds to international peanut research at the University of Georgia.
UGA student Kaitlyn Lancaster passes out worms during her exhibit, while Alicia Boone (right) can't watch. CAES News
Science Night
Painting with worms. Learning more about birds. Matching wits with parents over fifth grade science questions. It’s all a part of making science fun for the whole family.
While parts of Georgia received almost 8 inches of rain this month other areas saw barely an inch of precipitation CAES News
October weather
Temperatures in Georgia were within one degree of normal across the state in October. Rainfall continued to be light across most of the state, continuing a trend from a dry September. A narrow band stretching from Columbus to the northeast mountains was the only area of the state that received higher than normal rainfall.
Endless summer hydrangea CAES News
Blue, pink or lavender?
Color variation in hydrangeas is due to the presence or absence of aluminum compounds in the flowers. If aluminum is present, the color is blue. If it is present in small quantities, the color is variable between pink and blue. If aluminum is absent, the flowers are pink.
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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.
Map showing precipitation totals across Georgia in July 2012. CAES News
July climate summary
Drought conditions in most parts of the state stabilized in July, although there was an increase in exceptional drought in west-central Georgia due to the heat and lack of rainfall.
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.