McCorkle Nurseries' public sale coming up

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Ah, fall is in the air, and it looks like it is going to be a beautiful weekend. McCorkle Nurseries’ next sale that’s open to the public will be Sept. 23 and 24. If you haven’t been, and especially if you have, mark your calendars. It’s a plant-lover’s died-and-gone-to-heaven kind of event.

This week's weed invaded our shady back yard last year and has returned with a vengeance. It got such a strong foothold by hiding in the grass, but it's trying to creep into the flower bed borders.  Sandy Hodson/Staff
Sandy Hodson/Staff
This week's weed invaded our shady back yard last year and has returned with a vengeance. It got such a strong foothold by hiding in the grass, but it's trying to creep into the flower bed borders.

PLANTS SOLD TO FIGHT CHILDHOOD CANCER

Press On for the Holidays continues with the sale of paperwhites and amaryllis bulbs for $20 and $25, respectively. It ends Oct. 26. Delivery will be mid- to late-November. Proceeds help fight childhood cancer. For more information, contact Kris Gordon at (706) 863-7405 or krisanddon@comcast.net.

IDENTIFY THE WEED

This week's weed invaded our shady back yard last year and has returned with a vengeance. It got such a strong foothold by hiding in the grass, but it's trying to creep into the flower bed borders.

If you've been playing each week and guessing correctly, give it a try again. Last week's weed was chamberbitter, which many folks call the Mimosa weed because it resembles the tree.

If you're still in the game, call or write with the name of this week's weed.


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