Tag Archive: Love

A 4-H Love Story Comes Full Circle

  Brad and Stacey at the 1995 National 4-H Meats Judging Contest Stacey (Ditty) Warden joined the Lovedale 4-H Club at the age of ten as a shy girl not knowing just how drastically 4-H would impact her life. She joined upon the recommendation of her aunt, who had just started working at the Extension …

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Keep Your Love Alive: Preserving Cut Flowers

Valentine’s Day has come and gone. You were likely showered with gifts from loved ones; gifts covered in chocolate, gifts of the stuffed variety, and more than likely the kind covered in petals. And as you languish in the afterglow of affection it would be wise to remember that your bouquets will need to be …

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Show Your Roses Some Love

Considering it is the month of Valentine’s, roses are an appropriate subject to discuss. Not bouquets couriered to various locations all over town, but bushes in the landscape that have been strategically neglecting over the winter. Now their time has come; pull on the gloves and get to work. February is the perfect time to …

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Lubbers Love to Munch

Adult, light color phase Older Nymph The Eastern Lubber Grasshopper, also known colloquially as the “Georgia Thumper”, can be highly destructive to a variety of vegetable crops. This May many growers and vegetable gardeners have reported unusually high numbers of nymphs, the juvenile form of the grasshopper. This observation is consistent with the usual increase …

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