Get a head start on planting and growing

Get a head start on planting and growing

“All You Need Is Seed” is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Peachtree City location (The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail). Don’t let the winter stop you from preparing for your spring garden. Joyce Spindler with the Peachtree City Garden Club teaches us the methods to winter sowing, an easy […]

Master Gardeners work with butterflies

Master Gardeners work with butterflies

Master Gardener volunteers from the University of Georgia Fayette County Extension Office are partnering with city and county leaders to create a Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Trail in Fayette County. Since 1990, the population of Monarch butterflies has drastically declined because of the destruction of milkweed plants, which the species uses for a food source […]

Home heating safety tips

Home heating safety tips

With cold weather in the forecast, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes and families safe this winter. “Year after year we’ve seen the rate of fire deaths in Georgia accelerate during the winter months,” Hudgens said.  “Many of these fatal fires […]

Georgia Cremation offers options for saying goodbye to loved ones

Georgia Cremation offers options for saying goodbye to loved ones

Sponsored Feature Many people today seek simplicity, not only in life, but in their final services. Since 2010, around 40 percent of the population has chosen cremation each year, and that number is expected to continue to rise. Although the option has grown in appeal, finding experts to perform the services in a way that […]

Holiday house plants covered Dec. 5

Holiday house plants covered Dec. 5

“Christmas in Bloom” is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 5, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location (The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive). During this holiday season, consider adding living beauty to your décor through the addition a holiday house plants. These are a great addition to any home by providing beautiful ornamentals to […]

Patti Ayers: Real Estate That’s Truly Full-Service

Patti Ayers: Real Estate That’s Truly Full-Service

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Free lecture Nov. 15

Free lecture Nov. 15

The Fayette Master Gardener Association is hosting a free lecture Tuesday, Nov. 15, 10-11 a.m. at The Bridge Community Center, 225 Willowbend Road in Peachtree City. William (Bill) Whitherspoon taught K-12 students and their teachers for seventeen years at Fernbank Science Center, part of the DeKalb County School District. He was named the Outstanding Earth […]

Lauren Wise Organize changes homes, changes lives

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Sponsored Feature Lauren Wise was born organized and she has a knack for relationship-building, two skills that don’t always come together naturally. For Lauren – and her clients – her dual talents come together to fill a very real need: helping families and individuals organize their homes and reduce clutter, particularly in trying times. “I’ve […]

Designing a framework for your flowers

Designing a framework for your flowers

Ever wonder where to put the “bones” of your landscape – the walks and terraces, the walls and arbors – so that your garden best complements your home? Noted landscape architect Élise Cormier, speaking at the October Coweta Master Gardener Extension Volunteers’ Backyard Association Meeting, can show you how. In “Unexpected Beauty: Design That Works […]

Extension class set for Oct. 4

Extension class set for Oct. 4

“Carnivorous Plants of the Southeast” is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Extension Offices, 140 Stonewall Ave. West, Suite 210, in Fayetteville. The session will be facilitated by Suzanne Norman, Clayton County Master Gardener, who researches and grows carnivorous plants. The presentation includes interesting facts and beautiful displays, along with how to […]

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