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Tent Caterpillars

Even while driving the car in the North Georgia mountains you may have noticed what appears to be cob webs in the trees. These webs aren’t produced by spiders but by tent caterpillars. Tent caterpillar populations tend to fluctuate from year to year with outbreaks occurring every several years. The fact that they can severely […]

Time to plant perennials!

You might be reading this wondering what perennials are. Perennials are plants that live for at least 2 consecutive years and are the foundation of nearly every flower garden. Unlike annual plants, which have to be replanted each spring, perennials die into the ground at the end of each season and then regrow from the […]

Protect yourself from allergies

When spring has sprung you may feel the urge to open up the windows and get out doors. Then it hits you, allergies! You shouldn’t have to wear a face mask to stop the sneezing, congestion, and itchy eyes. Below you will find some helpful tips to reduce your allergy symptoms this spring: 1. Get […]