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Tips for Planting Summer Flowering Bulbs

lily flower bulb

AUBURN, Ala. – Planting bulbs that produce during the summer months can save you time and money during the hot season. Keeping your flower beds full of life during the dry season requires commitment. Here are some tips for planting and managing your favorite type of summer flowering bulbs. Common Summer Bulb Species Common summer bulbs include multiple types of lilies, caladiums, ... Read More »

How to Deal With Varmints that Invade Your Home

AUBURN, Alabama—Have you ever had a varmint get in the attic or basement or garage areas of your home? If so, you know the whole house can become a war zone. Varmints can chew on or destroy wood, siding, wiring, ventilation areas and screens. What is a varmint? A varmint is an undesirable troublesome wild animal. Personal opinion comes into play when decided which animals are ... Read More »

What is a Master Gardener and How Do I Join?

AUBURN, Ala. – Do you wish you had a garden that looks like a feature in Southern Living Magazine, but you just don’t have the “green thumb” like your great-grandmother? The good news is that there are qualified people who are able to answer your questions if you reach out – they are called Master Gardeners. The Master Gardener program ... Read More »