Notes from the Field

First Time Buyer’s Check List for Purchasing Property

First Time Buyer’s Check List for Purchasing Property

So you have decided it’s time to leave the hustle and bustle of urban life behind so you can spend more time enjoying the peace and quiet of country life. And maybe there is a little apprehension about never having looked for—or purchased—acreage in the country.

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How to Grow Citrus in Southwest Georgia

How to Grow Citrus in Southwest Georgia

If you want to produce some kind of fruit or vegetable, have limited space, and perhaps your green thumb isn’t quite so green, consider buying and growing a lemon tree!

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5 Tips to Keep Your Home Construction Budget on Track

5 Tips to Keep Your Home Construction Budget on Track

Whether you’re doing a home renovation or building from scratch, it’s nice to be able to cut back on expenses any way you can. But let’s be honest; construction can get expensive, and chances are you’re working on a budget. Here are 5 tips to keep your construction budget on track.

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Prescribed Burning

Prescribed Burning

Fires are a part of our past that should be embraced. Before European contact with Native Americans, the indigenous people of the southeast were horticulturists (farmers). They grew maize (corn), squash, beans, sunflowers and pumpkins. By the beginning of the 16th century, Indians had cleared millions of acres for crops and set fires to hundreds of millions of acres annually to improve habitat for game, facilitate travel, reduce insects, pests and vermin, eliminate cover for potential enemies, enhance conditions for berry production, drive game…

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