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April Showers Bring May Flowers

Spring is here once again and we are getting ready for our Grand Opening scheduled for Monday, April 4th!!  This year we have a wide variety of annuals, perennials, herbs,…

Avoiding Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes

There are few things more disappointing than watching a tomato ripen and discovering that it's rotten on the bottom. The usual culprit is Blossom End Rot (BER), which is caused by…

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia and two UGA organizations combine spring plant sales to create “Plantapalooza”

Athens, Ga. – The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, UGA Horticulture Club and UGA Trial Gardens will combine spring plant sales to create “Plantapalooza” in Athens on April 9, 8…

EPA Announces New Federal Action Plan for Radon

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) claims they can save thousands of lives through a new Federal Action Plan on Radon, and HomeSeal Atlanta is ready to help. The plan, in coordination…

Master Gardener Library Series Off to a Great Start!

Cumming, GA – The Forsyth County Master Gardeners Library Series 2011 kicked off on January 22 with an audience of 37 residents eager to learn how to design sculpture for…

BBB Urges Consumers to Make Smart Solar Energy Investments

With warm weather approaching and many consumers looking to stick to a budget when making home improvements, many are turning to green solar energy as a solution. BBB advises consumers…

Forsyth County Master Gardens Library Series Begins!

The University of Georgia Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Office and Forsyth County Master Gardeners Present a free Saturday Library lecture series: “Sculpture Design in the Garden” Part One: Saturday, January…

Organizing a Linen Closet

In the ideal world, you can open the linen closet door, see what you need and pull it out without a tower of towels and blankets falling down on your…

Hot Tips for Cool Crops: Get Growing on Your Fall Garden

You might think the end of summer means bidding farewell to fresh, homegrown veggies. Not so – many cool-season crops hit their heyday as autumn temperatures drop, and some even…

This Week’s Hard Freeze Increases Risk of Frozen Pipe Damage

The average cost per claim – about $15,000 – related to water damage from frozen pipes increased 33 percent between 2007 and 2008, State Farm reports. As Old Man Winter…

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