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Grow a Wildflower Meadow in Your Backyard

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AUBURN, Ala. – Wildflower meadows are a rich and colorful habitat full of beautiful flowers and various grasses. They also create a home for biodiversity. “Large or small, the benefits of a wildflower ‘patch’ are numerous. Environmentally, the pollinators will love you. Honey bees and native bees, along with butterflies, and other pollinators will enjoy the continuous food source- nectar,” said ... Read More »

Estate Planning: Leaving a Legacy

AUBURN, Alabama –Estate planning is planning in advance and identifying the individual(s) you want to receive your possessions after you die,” said Dr. Theresa Jones, a regional family resource management and workforce development Extension agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System Jones said the plan should include a will, a living will (health care proxy or advance directive), a trust, power of attorney and ... Read More »

The Dew of the Sea: Growing Rosemary Anywhere

Auburn, Alabama — Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly referred to as rosemary, is an evergreen plant, as well as an herb. The term rosemary is derived from a Latin word and means “dew of the sea”, according to Medical News Today. The sea cliffs near the Greek Islands are a common place for rosemary to be found growing. Growing Rosemary Growing rosemary ... Read More »