Archive for April 2019 | Monthly archive page

It’s blackberry season!

Right now is the perfect time to go blackberry picking! They are at the peak of season here in Georgia. Blackberries have always been popular on tables in the South. Many of us even grew up picking wild blackberries growing along side the road or even your yard and they are amazingly sweet when ripened […]

Have you seen the 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 […]

It’s pollen time

What is this yellow stuff on my car? This is a frequent question heard in the North Georgia mountains during the spring. Pine pollen is easily recognized by its yellow color. In addition, the sappy texture makes it stick to most surfaces so you will see it on your car, lawn furniture and anything else […]