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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.
Corn tassels stretch toward the sun in a Spalding County, Ga., garden. CAES News
Garden rows
As a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent, I answer hundreds of gardening question. This week, a gardener wanted to know how far apart to space her garden rows. The short answer is: it depends.
2013 Georgia Pest Management Handbook CAES News
Georgia Pest Management Handbook
The 2013 Georgia Pest Management Handbook is now available for purchase. The thirty-fourth commercial edition, published by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, provides more than 800 pages of current information on selection, application and safe uses of pest control chemicals around farms, homes, urban areas, recreational areas and other environments where pests may occur.
Chuck Bargeron - associate director, UGA Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health CAES News
Bargeron selected
University of Georgia public service assistant Chuck Bargeron has been named to the Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC) for the National Invasive Species Council (NISC).
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Wild violets
There’s nothing more beautiful than a wild flower, unless it’s in the wrong place. Wild violets are among some of the toughest, most difficult lawn weeds to control.
Recently hatched kudzu bug nymphs CAES News
Kudzu genetics
Genetics is the science of genes and heredity. It can link a person to a crime scene, a father to a child and — in the case of the kudzu bug — a pest to its home country.
The pond on the University of Georgia Westbrook Research Farm off Ellis Road in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Algae and weed control
This summer's drought conditions have made pond levels across Georgia drop and toxic algae grow. There have been four cases of cattle being killed as result of drinking infected water and many unreported cases are likely, says a University of Georgia aquaculture expert.
Greenbrier grows in a pasture in Butts County, Ga. CAES News
Weedy vines
Greenbrier and poison ivy are two of the hardest weedy vines to control. Following these tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will make the chore a little easier.
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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.