Fall is in the air. Days are getting shorter, temperatures are cooling off and all the colorful shrubs and trees will change to patches of red, yellow and orange hues.
Fall is my favorite time to work in the garden. The days are cooler, making it the perfect time to plan and implement some projects to ensure a beautiful landscape for the following year.
Ornamental Japanese maples are some of the most beautiful trees on the planet. As the name suggest, these maple trees are native to Japan and were brought into the U.S. in the 1800s. Now is a great time to choose a few varieties to plant in the fall.
Around this time of year, I begin sending out applications to individuals interested in taking our Georgia Master Gardener classes at the Hall County Extension office.
In the Southern climate, gardeners have a second chance to replant, add new plants and harvest vegetables as fall nears.
With different shades of lavender, pink, purple and red, the crape myrtle is a popular flowering tree.
Nothing brings a summer garden to life the way butterflies do.
It's time to start scouting your warm season vegetables for insect and disease issues.
Help me with my garden!
If you love to garden and cook, add a few herbs to your plant collection.
Adorning the landscape with vivid yellows, purples, reds and oranges, flowering lily and iris plants are beginning to pop up everywhere as spring emerges. Even the beautiful hues of the lilies' white blooms make a dramatic show and grace our homes with their subtle charm.
The 2014 Georgia Gold Medal Plants have been selected and are rated as the No. 1 superior ornamental plant for residential landscape use in Georgia.
Container gardening, hanging baskets and window boxes can be a fun and rewarding to those who only have a patio, deck or balcony.
Homeowners are eagerly awaiting spring weather to get outside to plant and maintain their gardens.
Through the years, garden folklore has observed some facts about how gardens are planted and arranged. Some plants naturally grow well together, while others do not.
Succulent plants have become popular for good reasons: they are beautiful, drought tolerant and low maintenance.
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