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About rebekahmoo

I am a Junior at UGA pursuing a major in Chemistry and minor in Horticulture. My goal is to become a high school teacher after receiving my Master's in Chemistry. However, I have always loved plants and gardening so through this internship I hope to gain more understanding and experience growing food organically. Looking forward to a great semester!

Fungus

Found some interesting looking fungus in the woods where we are clearing brush for the new amphitheater.

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Spotted Cucumber Beetle

While clearing out brush I came across a spotted cucumber beetle, which is a pest that will eat leaves on many of our crops. Hopefully our burst of freezing weather disrupted their life cycle.

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Arugula Recipe

After harvesting a few pounds of arugula from the hoop houses today, I took some home to eat with dinner and, not wanting a salad, decided to make some bruschetta. For those of you looking for a bitter-sweet appetizer, this recipe is a great … Continue reading

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How do we prune?

The fig trees are showing new vegetative growth just days after we pruned meaning more energy from the plant can be focused on these new leaves rather than wasted on the extra branches. But how do we prune? At UGArden … Continue reading

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Clearing out Field with Bush Hog

As we progress towards clearing out the field below the greenhouses we have been clearing sticks, removing privet, and leveling the ground for grass. This week we went through with a bush hog to get rid of the last bit … Continue reading

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Cold Weather

Even though Georgia weather can’t decide whether to be hot or cold at least our plants are protected in the high tunnels!

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Watering Onions

You’d think there would be a better way to roll up the hose

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