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Conyers Rotary, Master Gardeners help with Habitat house

Master Gardener volunteers Dick Chenoweth, Yvonne Vinson and Cesare Matrundola make sure the abelia shrub is planted at the proper depth and mulched 3-4 inches to endure it's survival through the winter months.

Master Gardener volunteers Dick Chenoweth, Yvonne Vinson and Cesare Matrundola make sure the abelia shrub is planted at the proper depth and mulched 3-4 inches to endure it's survival through the winter months.

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Volunteers from the Rockdale County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and the Rotary Club of Conyers recently landscaped a Habitat for Humanity house in the Olde Town Village subdivision just in time for the holidays. Members planted abelia, florida anise, spirea, gardenias and day lilies around the foundation of the home to complete the local Habitat house. From left to right: Master Gardener Extension Volunteers Brian McCoy, Tausha Gipson, Extension horticulture program assistant, Yvonne Vinson, Rotary members Bruce Ahlstrand and Marty Jones, and Master Gardeners volunteers Mrinnelli Goswami, Bala Goswami and Cesare Matrundola. Dick Chenoweth is kneeling.

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Rotary Club of Conyers member Bruce Ahlstand breaks up the roots of the florida anise shrub before planting it to spark the roots growth.

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The Habitat house before picture.

Volunteers from the Rockdale County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and the Rotary Club of Conyers recently landscaped a Habitat for Humanity house in the Olde Town Village subdivision just in time for the holidays.

Members planted abelia, florida anise, spirea, gardenias and day lilies around the foundation of the home to complete the local Habitat house.

From left to right: Master Gardener Extension Volunteers Brian McCoy, Tausha Gipson, Extension horticulture program assistant, Yvonne Vinson, Rotary members Bruce Ahlstrand and Marty Jones, and Master Gardeners volunteers Mrinnelli Goswami, Bala Goswami and Cesare Matrundola. Dick Chenoweth is kneeling.