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Healthy Tips – Halloween Safety

Did you know? On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Trick or Treaters should stay in a group and parents...

Weed of the Month: Bahiagrass

Bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum) is commonly referred to as highway grass. It’s a tough, drought tolerant, perennial grass that survives in soils with low fertility. Due to its very coarse and open...

Chinese Pistache

Are you looking for a medium-sized, landscape shade tree that will have amazing fall color of fiery yellows, oranges, and reds? Then, the Chinese pistache (Pistacia chinensis) is an excellent...

Healthy Tips – Pumpkins

It’s Pumpkin Season References to pumpkins date back many centuries. Native Americans dried strips of pumpkin and wove them into mats. They also roasted long strips of pumpkin on the open fire and...

Harvesting Pecans

Harvesting pecans can be a tedious task, but with these tips, homeowners can ease the burden and keep more delicious pecans for their own consumption. When the nuts fall to the ground, one must...

Jamming at the Bloomsbury Inn

September 22nd I was honored to be a judge at the seventh Bloomsbury Jam-Off in historic Camden, SC held at the Bloomsbury Inn. I was accompanied by two judges, and we worked gingerly to narrow the...

September Week 4 Garden Photos

Silver City, New Mexico~Interesting plants, critters, and architecture. Cow's Tongue Cactus (Opuntia engelmannii var. linguiformis) Barbara H. Smith, ©2019 HGIC, Clemson Extension Tarantula Barbara...

Late Season Blueberry Plants Management

After the blueberry harvest is over in the home berry patch, we often neglect late season care for our plants. Consistent care over the entire growing season will improve the chances of a good crop...

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