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Lasagna Style Gardening

If gardening space is limited, consider growing lasagna style. This short video will walk you through how to plant …

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Planting Spring Blubs

Daffodils, crocus, tulips, and more. Planting blubs this fall is fun and easy! It just about always guarantees a splash …

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Fungus Gnats

It is annoying to come in from a long day and sit down for a moment and along comes …

Close up photo of grass.

Time to Seed Lawns

Over the past week there has been a little more moisture and somewhat lower temperatures. As we head into …

Photo of a field and trees covered in kudzu vines.

Kudzu - Invasive and Exotic

Our county does not lack for the green blanket of the deciduous woody vine named Pueraria lobate, commonly called kudzu. …

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Fall Garden Clean Up

Cooler days are ahead and when they arrive it will be a good time to go outside and work …

Photo of blossom-end rot on a tomato.

Tomato Blossom-End Rot

New and experienced gardeners find challenges with growing tomatoes, especially here in the South. The high humidity we experience …

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Squash Your Squash Problems

Home vegetable gardens are bringing in many vegetables. It is a fun time as we harvest fresh veggies from …

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