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The landline: Mama’s last bastion of communication

Who ever created texting, thank you.

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Bagworm management

Are you having issues with distressed or dying evergreen trees in your landscape this year? Chances are you may have a bagworm infestation.

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Lessons learned from the mat

I knew Cole needed a sport this summer.

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Controlling Chiggers

Have you ever walked through your yard or hiked through the woods only to return with red, itchy bumps? These are most likely caused by red mites, commonly called "chiggers."

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A heart’s desire

No one plans on falling in love. Well, unless they sign up for dating sites. And even then, plans are sketchy.

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Spots on Maple trees

Maple trees are extremely popular in home landscapes all over Georgia. Some maple species are native to this part of the country, so they naturally do well with limited maintenance.

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Granny and the disappearing cake plate

When Granny passed away last year, Mama had asked me what things of hers I wanted.

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Herbicide carryover in gardens

Home gardening season has been officially started for several weeks now.

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If you can’t say something nice...

Mama always cautioned me about speaking ill of others.

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Becoming a manly man - but not all at once

In this family, anytime I am asked to smell something, I proceed with caution.

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Grasscycling leads to a healthier, stronger lawn

Recycling grass clippings has always been a hot topic of conservation within the turf care industry.

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My belief: We have girlfriends for every stage of life

When I had a disagreement with a friend during my teen years, Mama tried comforting my hurt feelings the best she could. "Don't worry about this little squabble. Your friendship with this child won't last."

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How to control moles

Have you started noticing mysterious raised tunnels forming seemingly overnight in your lawn or garden? If so, you probably have a mole infestation.

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The unrealistic Grey’s Anatomy effect

Let me start by warning you, there are a few spoilers in here in case you DVR'd "Grey's Anatomy" this season and haven't watched the episode from a few weeks ago yet.

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