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Knowledge can improve the enjoyment and safety of your home and property while ensuring the safety of Alabama’s environment. Extension teaches practical problem-solving for your home, lawn, and garden.

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Why We Don’t Garden

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … In my opinion, there are two types... more

The Not-So-Horrid Phorid Flies

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … We're all (unfortunately) familiar with the red... more

Mystery of Colorful Giant Plants of the Subantarctic Solved

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Research from the University of Otago in... more

Stopping a Modern Invasion

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … The other day I was at a... more

Fall Armyworms in Turfgrass

August is the height of fall armyworm activity on lawns, sports fields, golf courses, and other turfgrass areas in Alabama... more


Alabama Master Gardeners
Got questions about your home garden or grounds?

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Master Gardener Helpline:
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Alabama Smart Yards - ANR-1359
Introducing Environmental Consciousness & Practical Management Options to our Yards & Neighborhoods

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