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  • Hickory Hills Serves Up Sweet Rewards

    Students at Hickory Hills Elementary had a sweet lunch treat this week. They dined on sweet potatoes that they grew on the roof of their own school. With the help of Master Gardener Kay Johnson, the students planted the sweet potatoes from seed this summer, tended the crop all season,

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  • Little Known Pumpkin Facts

    by Kristen Hewitt | Farmers Almanac/Home and Garden • The word ‘pumpkin’ comes from the Greek word, ‘pepon’, which means a ‘large melon.’ • Pumpkins originated in Central America. • Pumpkins are actually a fruit. Many people think it should be our national fruit. • Pumpkin is really a squash.

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  • Enjoying Autumn

    Enjoying Autumn: Will It Be Beautiful This Year? Autumn is indeed a beautiful season. We all can remember seeing blazing reds, yellows, and oranges some years and mostly browns and dirty yellows other years. There are many factors involved in the process of leaves changing colors in the fall. The

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  • MGGC-GardenBytes

    MGGardenBytes! We have formed a group (listserve) on Yahoo called MGGC-GardenBytes. A listserve is an electronic mailing list of people who wish to receive and communicate with each other because they share a common interest. The way the listserve works is anyone can send an email message to the “reflector”

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