Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: July 8, 2016

- Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: Friday, July 8, 2016

Good Day goes "wild" for exotic animals! Animals from the North GA Zoo stop by FOX 5. The North Georgia Zoo is located in Cleveland, and features hundreds of fascinating residents, including baby lemurs, crested porcupines, kangaroos, wolves, and more.  The zoo offers several unique "encounters" with many of these animals, giving guests the chance to handle them and learn more about the special and unique abilities possessed by each one. 

Burgers with Buck: Stockyard Burger! Click here for the full [and delicious] story. 

Atlanta Hawks Open Call for 2016-16 Cheerleading Team Auditions: Application forms for the July 16 tryouts are now available for download. Click here for more details and the downloadable application
PET OF THE DAY: For details about the pet featured on Good Day, contact Atlanta Pet Rescue at 404-815-6680 or click here
Controlling unwanted critters with Pike Nurseries: While deer, rabbits, and chipmunks may be cute - they can really wreak havoc on your beautiful garden. Here are some quick and easy ways to keep these critters from invading your garden and backyard BBQs this summer:

Keep in mind that hungry deer and rabbits will eat almost anything, BUT there are some plants they do not prefer because of strong odors, prickly or rough foliage or bitter tastes.

  • Lavender
  1. Deer & rabbit resistant
  2. Pretty & useful too! Use as a cut flower, to add fragrance to your home, and in recipes.
  3. Plant in full sun
  • Echinacea
  1. Deer & rabbit resistant
  2. Water-wise – thrives in the heat & doesn’t need as much water
  3. Also attracts pollinators and birds
  4. Plant in full sun
  • Lantana
  1. Deer resistant
  2. Thrives in the heat
  3. Also attracts pollinators
  4. Plant in full sun
  • Rudbeckia (Black Eyed Susans)
  1. Rabbit resistant
  2. Attracts pollinators
  3. Makes a great cut flower, too
  4. Plant in full sun


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