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Master Gardeners enjoy a question and answer meeting led by George Long

At the April meeting of the Fayette Master Gardener Association held at the Fayetteville Library, George Long, speaker, held a question and answer session on Pesticides, Insecticides and weeds.  Long, a Fayetteville resident is one of the most respected Master Gardeners, who holds a degree in Horticulture.  He is a teacher and dynamic speaker for the UGA Extension Program.  Also, he volunteers each year at the Southeastern Flower Show and at the Fayette Extension Office giving advice by phone to callers on subjects such as turf and soil.  His property was on the 2009 Master Gardener Garden Tour.  On his property is a wonderful tree that was there during the Revolutionary War, having been dated as a 200-250 year old tree.

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