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.
Each state has its own Arbor Day depending on the best time to plant trees. Georgia's best tree-planting times are November through March; so this year, Georgia celebrates Arbor Day today.
With the exceptionally bitter cold winter we have had, cold damage to woody shrubs and trees can be a problem here in Georgia.
In January, the Hall County Extension office begins to get calls relating to pruning times, soil testing and turf maintenance.
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.
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