ACES Publications
November e-Newsletter

November 14, 2016

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Tallapoosa County 4-H'ers Featured in 4-H Promo Video

Recently, 24 of Tallapoosa County's 4-H members were featured in a new promo video produced by the Tallapoosa County Extension Office. The video shows participants engaging in some of the activities that Tallapoosa County's 4-H program offers in an effort to inform people on what 4-H actually is. 4-H is much different than the way […]   Read More


Tips for Traveling with Food to Gatherings

It's a time-honored tradition for many people to bring food to gatherings, such as holiday meals. How do you decide who brings what or how to travel with food if you're asked to bring something? When assigning foods or deciding what to take, consider type of food and distance to travel. Remember the 2-hour rule: […]   Read More


Mulch Drought-Stricken Plants to Conserve Moisture

With so many leaves and pine needles falling from trees this time of year, homeowners will soon be cleaning up the yard and discarding all the fallen debris. The most common practice throughout the years has been to rake up leaves into a pile and burn them. Some homeowners will just haul them off and […]   Read More


Beginner Beekeeping Course Returns in January

Many people have a curious interest in beekeeping but are unsure if it is really for them? Here are a few questions to ask yourself that might determine if you should become a beekeeper: Do you enjoy the outdoors and do you enjoy supporting nature? Do you enjoy gardening and nurturing plants? Do you enjoy […]   Read More


How to Grow Persimmons in Your Backyard

Persimmons are a unique kind of fruit. They look like orange tomatoes on the outside, but the inside is full of sweet fruit. They are not your typical and average fruit, but growing a persimmon tree is not as difficult as one might think. A little known fact about persimmon trees are that they easily […]   Read More


Mums: The Flowers of Fall

People love to decorate their front porches during fall with pumpkins, gourds, natural foliage and Chrysanthemums, better known as mums. These flowers range in vibrant hues of golden yellow, burnt orange, deep purple, bold crimson or snowy white. But many people complain that their mums will not last and die too soon. To maximize the most of mums, Sallie Lee, […]   Read More


Chili Recipes for Cool Fall Nights

When the fall weather puts that little nip in the air, there is nothing better than warming up with a hot bowl of chili. There are many recipes you can use to make chili and trying them all is the fun part. These recipes are sure to warm you up during the cool weather. Read […]   Read More








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