Four University of Georgia Extension agents have been collectively awarded this year’s Urban Agriculture Education Award from the Georgia Urban Ag Council, a statewide association for professionals involved in all sectors of the urban agriculture industry.
A team of University of Georgia researchers is studying the use of home lawns as garden plots. If successful, suburbanites with warm-season lawns could plant fall vegetables on top of their turfgrass lawns.
Is anything more frustrating than finding time to mow your lawn only to discover your lawn mower won’t start? Keeping a chainsaw running is a chore, too. A University of Georgia class, set for April 11, will teach the basic skills needed to maintain small garden and landscape tools and save money in the process.
What type of plant makes up most of the lawns in Georgia? If you shrugged and answered “grass,” you’re not alone. Homeowners spend hours mowing and treating their lawns, but many don’t know much about the plants that make up the green expanse between their driveways and front doors.