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Gardening in the South – Extension Daily

Houseplants That Do Double Duty Clearing Out Pollutants In Indoor Air (Mon, 29 Aug 2016)
AUBURN, Ala.- Indoor houseplants fill spaces in your home or office just as much as they fill a person’s need to be surrounded by foliage.   Humans have a psychological need to be surrounded by greenery as well as items representing nature.  According to the Alabama Cooperative Extension System article “Home Selection and Care of Indoor ... The post Houseplants That Do Double Duty Clearing Out Pollutants In Indoor Air appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Armyworms Causing Headaches for Homeowners (Mon, 22 Aug 2016)
AUBURN, Ala.—Alabama farmers have been battling fall armyworms in their pastures since July, and now the pest is giving homeowners headaches. Dr. Dave Han, a turf specialist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, says 2016 is an above average year for fall armyworms in lawns and turfgrasses. “They attack a wide variety of plants, including ... The post Armyworms Causing Headaches for Homeowners appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Health Benefits of Eating Organic Produce: The Facts (Mon, 22 Aug 2016)
  Auburn, Ala.– Organic food has become a phenomena in the past decade with images of clean and friendly farmers on our televisions. Slogans such as  “Buy local,” “Don’t panic, it’s organic,” are on the walls of  local grocery stores across America.  Research, the most important aspect of organic food,  isn’t talked about. Research shows that ... The post Health Benefits of Eating Organic Produce: The Facts appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Drying Herbs at Home (Tue, 09 Aug 2016)
AUBURN, Ala. –Dried herbs are a great addition to any meal but buying your favorites from the store can add up and be pretty pricey. If you  love to do things at home and already have fresh herbs growing in your garden, it is inexpensive and easy to dry them at home. All you need ... The post Drying Herbs at Home appeared first on Extension Daily.
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The Benefits of Composting (Fri, 29 Jul 2016)
Auburn, Alabama—There are innumerable ways to be environmentally friendly, and a current hot topic is composting. It is a great time to get started on a compost pile or simply add compostable materials to your lawn or garden. Regional Extension Agent Taylor Vandiver has been researching horticulture since 2007 and is a strong proponent for composting ... The post The Benefits of Composting appeared first on Extension Daily.
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