Houston County Extension ANR

Biting Gnats

Recently the Extension Office has been answering a lot of calls from angry homeowners who are being attacked every time they go outside in their yards. Because of the numerous calls and my own personal encounter, I decided that it was time to do a little research on this pest….
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Doggone, those Dogwoods!

The leading cause of dogwood decline is poor site selection – planting in the wrong spot.  Dogwoods are understory trees, meaning they perform at their best when they are planted in the shade of another larger tree.  In other words, dogwoods are moderate shade to part-sun plants.  They like loose,…
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Fall is for Planting Class

Learn why Fall is a good time for planting. Also learn the ins and outs of gardening in the Fall. Thursday 9/11 at 6:30 pm. See flyer below for more information.
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Recap of Spring Home and Garden Show

This blog post was written by Sheri Dorn after she attended the Spring Home and Garden Show at the fairgrounds in Perry. Sheri is the State Coordinator for the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program and Extension Specialist for Consumer Ornamentals. Garden Show Offers Healthy Dose of Spring! We’ve all…
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Totally Tomatoes Workshop

This will be a workshop completely devoted to growing and producing tomatoes. When: Tuesday, April 30th from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Where: Multipurpose Room located next to the Extension Office Cost: $10.00 For more information please email cmote1@uga.edu or call the office at 478-987-2028. Registration information can also be found on…
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