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Office Hours: 8:00-12:00; 12:30-4:30
Shane Harris
County Extension Coordinator
Courthouse Basement
125 N. Broadnax Street, Room 23
Dadeville, AL 36853
Phone: (256) 825-1050
Fax: (256) 825-1054

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2014 Fall Gardening Extravaganza Pamphlet

 

 

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Extension Impacts in Tallapoosa County

Blog Headlines

The Journey of Aging is theme for Madison County SAI on October 9

By Wendi Williams on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11:55 am

Sugarcane Aphid Now Found on Sorghum in 15 Alabama Counties

By Kathy Flanders on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 3:39 pm

​Fall Gardening Extravaganza Coming in October

By Maggie Lawrence on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8:11 am

They're so cute! But leave them alone!

By Mark Smith on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 8:04 am

Save the Date: Farm and Home Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

By Wendi Williams on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 3:54 pm

Forest Farming webinar today!

By Becky Barlow on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:16 am

The Next Wave of Fall Armyworm Damage IS HERE!

By Kathy Flanders on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:40 pm


Look out for the late summer stingers!

​Late summer and early fall are perfect times to get out and experience the great outdoors. Whether you prefer hiking, picnicking at the lake, or... more

What’s Glowing in My Yard?

​Question:  My grandchildren were visiting us recently; they live in a very urban area, while we’re in the country.  The sun was just setting when... more

Herbicide Knowledge Required to Control Weeds

​One of the most difficult chores for landowners and homeowners is controlling unwanted weeds and brush.  The constant mowing, trimming, pulling, and spraying of unwanted... more

Rotten Tomatos???

​Q. I am having trouble with my tomatoes.  I have noticed brown spots near the base of the fruit.  They start out small but continue... more

​Pick, Plow, Plant

I spend many of my days as an Extension agent driving across Alabama.  I visit forest/landowners to help them with natural resource questions on their... more

Love it or Leave It? The Mossy Lawn

Q- Person #1, Moss is growing in my front yard, part of it is under a tree and part is in the sun.  I don’t... more

Wood Boring Insects Can Attack Stressed Trees

​Question: Over the past several years, I have started planting fruit trees and shrubs in my landscape including pears, peaches, figs and even a pomegranate. Most are... more

Cleaning Garden Tools

​      Cleaning your garden tools regularly after each use is ideal, but at the least they should be cleaned before putting them away at the end of... more

IPM and Beneficial Insects

Q. I've never really gardened before.  The house that we just purchased has a beautiful landscape and garden area, and I plan to try really hard... more

Stormwater Runoff

​Q. I am hearing more and more about stormwater runoff and how it affects our environment. Considering the large amount of rain that we've seen in... more

 
 
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