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Southern Gardener Dr. Eddie Smith

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Thanks to Dr. Eddie Smith for taking care of what matters to all the Southern Gardening fans out there!

Smith was named host of Southern Gardening by the Mississippi State University Extension Service in April, and he’s now publishing Southern Gardening’s relevant and timely horticulture advice in print, on Farmweek and other TV outlets, and on social media.

By sharing the latest, best gardening advice in newspapers, online, and on television, Southern Gardening continues connecting, reaching, and engaging thousands of Mississippians and people across the country in a variety of media spaces.

Smith, a gardening specialist and Pearl River County coordinator with Extension, is an internationally certified arborist, Produce Safety Alliance certified trainer, and one of the developers of the Mississippi Smart Landscapes program that encourages the use of native plants in the landscape. In his career with Extension, Smith has developed and presented hundreds of horticulture-related programs to the public.

A Twitter post announcing Dr. Eddie Smith is the new Mississippi State University Extension Service Southern Gardener.

An Instagram post announcing Dr. Eddie Smith is the new Mississippi State University Extension Service Southern Gardener.

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