Winter planning and protection is important for ornamental plants.
As in the years past, the winners are rated as the No. 1 superior ornamental plants for use in Georgia in the residential landscape.
Winter is a great time to get outside to prune plants while they are in their dormant state.
Since the beginning of time, plants have become interwoven into the daily lives that they have developed symbols of nearly every aspect of life. During the holiday season, this aspect is seen more than any other time of the year.
Spotting and identifying the different birds in the Northeast Georgia landscape can be exciting and educational. So grab a pair of binoculars and see how many you can identify.
November has almost passed and Thanksgiving is over, but December ushers in another holiday season. And with the landscapes full of endless possibilities for holiday decorating, one can only look out of the window for an array of creative ideas.
No other flowering Southern plant ushers in cooler weather better than the lovely American camellia.
Do you want a beautiful garden filled with flowering bulbs next spring? Then, now is the time to plant them. And picking out a desirable garden bed for bulbs will guarantee a show-stopping display for next season and provide joy for many years to come.
Succulent plants have become popular for good reasons: they are beautiful, drought tolerant and low maintenance.
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.
Recycling in the garden (composting) and using mulch makes common sense for the landscapes.
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