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Club designates top yard for May

The Daffodil Garden Club has named this Albany residence as its Yard of the Month for May.

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Annual Daylily Show this weekend at mall

As many as 100 to 150 entries are expected Saturday for the Albany Hemerocallis Society's 31st annual show.

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Gardening not as scary as some think

Features Columnist

During World War II, many families grew victory gardens to do their civic duty.

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Workshop provides guidance on starting food business

The session is planned May 15-16 at the University of Georgia's Tifton campus.

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The One Day Project plants downtown butterfly garden

A local coalition seeks to beautify the area by attracting Monarch butterflies.

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Top yard for April named

The Daffodil Club each month spotlights the yard of an Albany residence for its attractiveness.

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Container gardening shows creativity

The April Gardener

Just because you don’t have much space available, it doesn’t mean you have to forego homegrown veggies.

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ATC horticulture instructor gives Kiwanis tips

George Paul says the biggest mistake many people make is not getting their soil tested before planting.

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Childhood fascination becomes vocation for entomologist

The invasive kudzu stink bug has gotten the attention of insect scientist Michael Toews.

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Turpentine still, quilt show highlight Folklife Festival

The event is April 6 in Tifton at the former Georgia Agrirama site.

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Plant symposium set for Tifton

The event will include a tour of the Coastal Plain Research Arboretum.

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Hummingbird a diminutive marvel

With wings flapping at 50-60 times per second and weighting in at 2 to 3 grams, the hummingbird that is approximately three inches long is the smallest known bird in the world. Sitting on the porch watching nature at its finest, one can only marvel at this tiny bird who breathes 250 times per minute and whose heart pumps an unbelievable 1,260 beats during that same period of time.

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A classic show piece for any garden

The January Gardener column

“Queen of the winter flowers” is a quote from Stirling Macoboy’s book, “The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Camellias.” Indeed, the camellia and its various forms, colors, sizes, and blooming season make this flower a classic show piece for one’s garden and landscape.

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December can be productive month

December Gardener of the Month

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Prep work for spring starts now

The November Gardener

The weather’s getting cooler, but that doesn’t mean that work in the garden is any less important.