Go behind the scenes at Missouri Botanical Garden

Go behind the scenes at Missouri Botanical Garden

James P. Cocos, senior manager of horticulture at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, will be the guest speaker at the next Fayette Master Gardener Association Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. at the Bridge, 225 Willow Bend Road in Peachtree City. Cocos oversees much of the outdoor operations, conservatories, greenhouse […]

Learn how to have a colorful yard next spring

Learn how to have a colorful yard next spring

It may be fall, but it’s time to look ahead to spring if you want your garden to look like those gorgeous pictures in the magazines. And Dewayne Gallatin is just the landscape designer to tell you how to do it. Gallatin will reveal the planting secrets to producing lush masses of tulips and other […]

Plant sale is Oct. 8

Plant sale is Oct. 8

The Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers’ Fall Plant Sale is Saturday, Oct. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Coweta Extension Greenhouse behind the county extension office, 255 Pine Road in Newnan. Come early to select your perennials, shrubs and trees for fall planting.  Proceeds benefit Coweta Extension educational programs. For more information, phone 770.254.2620 […]

Free gardening class Aug. 9

Free gardening class Aug. 9

As summer vegetables come to a halt, it’s time for home gardeners to start preparing fall gardens.  Fresh collards, broccoli, cabbage, spinach, lettuce – and the list goes on. If your soil is right and water is supplied as needed, you will be rewarded with tender vegetables in a season when few people are enjoying […]

Learn about square foot gardening

Learn about square foot gardening

“Square Foot Gardening” is the topic of the next meeting of the Coweta County Master Gardeners’ Backyard Association, scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at UGA Extension of Coweta County, 255 Pine Road in Newnan. Are you tired of tilling, amending and weeding your vegetable garden?  Would you enjoy spending less time in […]

Home Town Services designs, installs home theaters and more

Home Town Services designs, installs home theaters and more

Sponsored Feature Custom home theaters and home automation have been hot trends for the last several years. Whether it’s a complete movie room with theatre-style seating or a surround sound-enabled family room, whether clients want a total smart home or a component such as keyless home entry, Home Town Services is glad to help. “We […]

Sisters provide real estate services at Aberdeen Fine Properties

Sisters provide real estate services at Aberdeen Fine Properties

Sponsored Feature Aberdeen Fine Properties is truly a family affair in Peachtree City. In 2015, sisters Linda Sorrow, Lee McKinney and Kay Lloyd, formerly The Henson Team Realtors, began a new real estate brokerage firm, Aberdeen Fine Properties, Inc. The name was inspired by one of Peachtree City’s first villages where they grew up and […]

Garden Tour is May 14

Garden Tour is May 14

The Fayette Master Gardener Association’s 2016 Garden Tour is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (rain date May 15). Five gardens in Fayette County will be open to the public and the Peachtree City Community Garden will have educational events. Tickets are available at various locations as well as at the upcoming Plant […]

Greenhouse changes hands

Greenhouse changes hands

Dr. Joseph C. Barrow, Jr., superintendent of Fayette County Schools, turned over greenhouse keys to Kim Toal, Fayette County UGA Extension Agent. The repurposed greenhouse is located near the Sams Auditorium at the site of the old Fayette County High School. The greenhouse will be used by Fayette County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers for educational […]

Backyard Assn. meets May 10

Backyard Assn. meets May 10

The theme for the Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers’ Backyard Association meeting in May is “Liliaceous Gone Wild.” It is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at UGA Extension-Coweta County, 255 Pine Road in Newnan. The guest speaker is Jim Rodgers from Nearly Native Nursery in Fayetteville. The rare and beautiful Cahaba […]