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Bristol Road home named July Yard of the Month | PHOTO GALLERY

The home of Annette and John Cromartie is recognized for the award

The selection is made because of the masterpiece that has been realized from the thought, planning and execution of yards at the Albany residence.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Beautiful landscaping doesn’t always require high maintenance

GEORGIA CLIPPING: Low maintenance doesn’t mean no maintenance

Curb appeal and maintenance requirements play an important role as choices are made and plants are installed into our landscapes according to plans.

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JULY GARDENER: Make your own hypertufa container

Hypertufa is a lightweight cement mix that makes it simple to create your own plant containers and projects.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: July the time to plant flowers for fall

For your gardening pleasures, many annual plants are available touting the red, white and blue colors of our great country for exhibition at your home.

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Reaping what she sows: Farmer’s crops yield harvest for all | PHOTO GALLERY

Take one step outside the home of Arlington native Ruby Davis and there’s no doubt where you are: “Ruby’s Garden.”

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Daffodil Garden Club selects Yard of the Month

A residence in the Springfield subdivision off Gillionville Road has been selected as the Yard of the Month for May by the Daffodil Garden Club.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Nutrients, fertilizer critical to plant health

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly column on gardening, plants and landscaping

Understanding nutrients and fertilizers is most critical in managing the needs of plants in your home landscape.

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Strawberry picking a fun and delicious pastime

Strawberry picking is an event that everyone in the family can enjoy, and create good memories while doing so.

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MAY GARDENER: Fix dead spots in centipede lawns

Due to the heavy rain of late last summer and the winter from as well as early spring rains we have had in the last couple of months, centipede lawns have suffered several problems.

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APRIL GARDENER: April good time for vegetable planting

If you have been itching to get out and dig in the dirt after our unusually cold winter, April is the time.

Albany Daylily Club to host auction

The Albany Daylily Club will meet Saturday at noon at Phoebe East Conference Rooms A&B on 2410 Sylvester Road.

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January Gardener: Winter Garden Chores

There are a number of important tasks that should be done now to prepare your gardens and lawns for the coming spring.

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Callaway Lakes home December Yard of the Month in Albany

The Sauls family has resided at the recognized residence for 11 years

While the recent freeze drained the color out of many Albany yards, the Sauls’ residence continues to be a showcase.

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Residence built by Nelson Tift named Albany Yard of the Month

The Albany home is the November winner of the Daffodil Club recognition

Owner Jean Graham has added her own unqiue touches to the historic Albany residence at 603 N. Jackson St.

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JERE BRANDS: Fall is mushroom season

THE NOVEMBER GARDENER: Raising your own mushrooms is an option for mushroom lovers in the Albany area

Master Gardener Jere Brands raises a variety of wild mushrooms at her Albany home. She says many seed catalogues have mushroom-growing kits.