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Brian Maddy, Author at LaGrange Daily News

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Preparing your garden for the fall, winter

Fall is upon us already, and we need to be doing preventive maintenance in our gardens. We are blessed by our southern climate. Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, September 14, 2018 5:15 pm

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Planning for fall

Believe it or not, it’s about time to start planning for fall. The rain this summer can be very beneficial to a garden or it ... Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, August 24, 2018 7:40 pm

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Dealing with fall webworms

As you drive along the highways and by-ways of Troup County you begin to notice the silken-like bags hanging in trees. You may begin to ... Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, August 17, 2018 6:32 pm

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Be on the lookout for fall armyworms

This is the time of the year to keep a lookout for fall armyworms. This chronic moth flies up from south Florida and central and ... Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, August 10, 2018 3:09 pm

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How sweet it is

Some of us may remember how Jackie Gleason would end some of his shows by saying “How sweet it is!” Our sweet corn can be ... Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, August 3, 2018 6:00 pm

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Nasty critters the sequel: Nematodes in your garden

Some of the nastiest critters on planet earth are the ones we can’t see. Many of us struggle with our gardens, lawns and ornamentals. We ... Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, July 27, 2018 7:10 pm

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Midsummer Musings: Over-watering, poison ivy and tomato diseases

We’ve approached the middle of summer. It has been hot and dry but we’ve also have had timely rains. Keep an eye out for those ... Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, July 20, 2018 5:00 pm

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A plague of locusts

Whenever I see one of those large black and red grasshoppers, I think of the plagues that the Lord visited upon the Egyptian pharaoh. Other ... Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, July 13, 2018 4:17 pm

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How to deal with the new tick on the block

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside a new bully shows up on the block.  Last year this critter from New Zealand ... Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, July 6, 2018 7:59 pm

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Garden musings during these wet summer months

We have experienced something that hasn’t happened in several years, a wet June. Last year’s drought not only stressed out plants but also stressed-out gardeners. ... Read more

by Brian Maddy, Friday, June 29, 2018 5:20 pm

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