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Invasive tawny crazy ant found in Georgia

By   /  September 17, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tawny ants, an invasive species, have been found in Dougherty County. (Photo by Danny McDonald/Texas A&M University)

Tweet Special to the Journal Griffin, Ga. – The tawny crazy ant has made its way into Georgia for the first time. University of Georgia Extension agent James Morgan in Dougherty County discovered the ant—which originates in South America—on Aug. 15 and submitted a sample to UGA entomologists for identification. Prior to his discovery, the [...]

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Master gardening not just for experts

By   /  March 10, 2011  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Georgia Master Gardeners are active in Southwest Georgia. The St. Teresa’s Catholic School Outdoor Classroom is a prime example of such work. Julie Franklin, a Master Gardener whose children attend St. Teresa’s, has accomplished wonders in building a demonstration garden to provide educational opportunities for students. She has retained a passion for gardening that [...]

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