Ground covers are beneficial and visually pleasing elements to any garden or landscape. They also assist in improving imperfections or filling empty space. Ground covers give variety to a garden or yard. There are many kinds of annuals or perennials that can serve as ground covers.
Source: Ground Covers: Beneficial To Landscapes – Extension Daily
Many hunters and outdoor enthusiasts plant food plots to help manage deer habitats. When planting food plots, soil tests are crucial to a plot’s success.
Source: Successful Food Plots Begin with Soil Testing – Extension Daily
Dollarspot is the most common disease found in home lawns in Alabama. This fungal disease causes deep scars in a lawn. This damage can be serious and affects the look on well-maintained lawns. An Extension professional offers information and control options for this disease.
Source: Dollarspot Common Disease on Alabama Lawns – Extension Daily
Learn more about integrated pest management and how to use sprays for your home garden and farm.
Source: Timely Pest Management Resources for Farm and Garden – Extension Daily
There are beneficial insects who take up residence in cotton fields, and then there are damaging pests—like grasshoppers—who create problems for producers.
Source: Grasshoppers Cause Issues in Seedling Cotton – Extension Daily
Pattern tile drainage is a practice Midwestern producers have long employed on farm operations, and now some Alabama producers with soggy soils are laying pattern tile in hopes of more manageable land.
Source: Alabama Farmers Utilizing Pattern Tile Drainage – Extension Daily
Spring and summer months are perfect for outdoor activities. When camping or hiking, it is important to know what plants to avoid. Some poisonous plants can cause harm to humans and animals.
Source: Look Out for Poisonous Plants – Extension Daily
Thanks to Mid-South RC&D for the “Stove Grant” they awarded the Lee County Extension System to have to work with adults and children in teaching them Life Skills. It will be very useful for the cooking schools this summer for the youth.
The Eastern coral snake holds the title as the most venomous snake in Alabama. While not as well-known as other venomous snakes, the coral snake has the most toxic venom of any snake native to the U. S.
Source: Alabama’s Most Venomous Snake – Extension Daily
Planting summer bulbs can save time and money during the hot season. But keeping your flower beds full of life during the dry season requires commitment.
Source: Tips for Planting Summer Flowering Bulbs – Extension Daily