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Fayette Master Gardeners hold plant sale Saturday

Fayette Master Gardeners hold plant sale Saturday

The Fayette Master Gardener Association will host its 2nd Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 1. The event will be held from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Fayette County Administration Complex parking lot, 140 Stonewall Ave. in Fayetteville . Hundreds of plants including annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetable seedlings, shrubs, trees and house plants will be available for sale at bargain prices. Free plant workshops will be held throughout the day, and attendees can get their gardening questions answered at the “Ask the Master Gardener” Booth at the Gazebo. Read More»

Annual Spring Yard and Garden Show coming, seeks vendors

It is time to sign up for the annual Spring Yard & Garden Show hosted by Peachtree City Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday, Apr. 24. Spring is here and business owners specializing in yard, or garden related products or services have the opportunity to showcase their items at this event, to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Shakerag Knoll on McIntosh Trail in Peachtree City. Many local businesses in the surrounding area have already signed up for the show. Read More»

Website information helps you maintain, enhance home value

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Homeowners who appreciate the long-term value of owning a home have a powerful new online resource at their fingertips. HouseLogic.com, developed by the National Association of Realtors, aims to help homeowners maintain and enhance the value of their home. Read More»

Grand opening of Selective Designs showroom is Saturday

Grand opening of Selective Designs showroom is Saturday

Selective Designs, an outdoor living and landscape company, located off of Senoia Road near Peachtree City, is buttoning up the details for the March 6 grand opening of their new 4,000 square foot showroom.

Selective Designs has established itself as a top outdoor living company over years of designing and building elegant outdoor spaces uniquely suited for the home owner. Read More»

Awnings add value, efficiency to your home

Awnings add value, efficiency to your home

As our society becomes increasingly aware of environmentally friendly or, “green,” practices such as water conservation and recycling, industry leaders are recognizing that awnings help to reduce a homes overall energy consumption. More and more, studies performed by a range of organizations indicate that awnings will increase a home’s energy efficiency.

According to the Professional Awning Manufactures Association, awnings can reduce air conditioning costs by as much as 25 percent. Read More»

Upcoming meetings of interest to local gardeners

Tree talk, turf management, rose care, and best native plants discussed

Public invited to Master Gardener March evening meeting Read More»

Fire ants beware of Turf Wizard

Jason Marett is the managing partner for Turf Wizard and has degrees in Chemistry & Biology. He has 15 years experience treating turf.

Fire ants in Georgia are an incredible nuisance for most of us. Those mounds of dirt fire ants call home can be found in most of our lawns, fields and pastures, but as home and farm owners, we don’t have to tolerate their vengeance to our families, pets and farm animals.

Through research and technology, there are many products available to rid them from your property, but these products can be toxic to hard to handle for the general public. Read More»

Community service motivates Jones Tree Service

Norman Jones and crew

I am Norman Jones, the creator and owner of Jones Tree Service. I am proud to have worked and served my community for the better part of the last 32 years.

By most definitions, this line of work would be considered one of America’s “dirty jobs.” Read More»

Karettis Industries offers quality, custom designed stone and tile work

Whether you are looking to remodel your bathroom or kitchen or you just need some deck staining or pressure washing, Karettis Industries can handle the task. They also can do radiant attic coating for keeping the cool temperatures in the summer and heat in during the winter. Owned by Nick Karettis, a native of Athens, Greece, Karettis Industries has been creating tile designs and remodeling local residences since 1983 and in the metro Atlanta area since 2005. Read More»

Selective Designs urges customers to take advantage of tax credit

If you’re planning a window or door replacement project, then now’s the time. If you do it now you can receive a tax credit for 30 percent of the cost of qualified energy-efficient windows and doors, up to $1,500 for this year. We also offer a five year labor warranty and lifetime window warranty on these windows.
Before this the credit was originally only $200 for windows and up to $500 for doors. Congress and the President have passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, aka “The Stimulus.” Read More»

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