As August continues to fly by, I will be gearing up to send out applications to anyone who wants to become a Master Gardener in 2010.
What is one of the most handsome and durable native trees in our Southern landscapes?
What is a great landscape plant that will add color to my yard, too?
What is a beneficial insect?
What is that beautiful shrub with flat, snow white flowers?
It's nice to incorporate ornamental plants into casually designed perennial beds, shrub borders and natural areas of the yard, but what types of ornamental plants can one use to keep the deer from nibbling as if the yard were a buffet table?
What types of climbing vines add versatility and usefulness in a garden?
Our classic, Southern azaleas put on a remarkable show of color this spring. But what do we do after they have bloomed so that they have a healthy start toward next spring?
Since we hear a lot about "going green" these days, how we can use that term in our gardening practices?
What can I do to prepare my garden for beautiful, successful plants?
I, for one, am going to build my first raised bed this year and try my luck in growing some of my favorite vegetables.
When growing grass is difficult, what is a good alternative that can add beauty and interest to my landscape?
As spring approaches, what do I need to do to have my yard and garden beds ready to go?
Very few flowers bloom in the winter months around Gainesville, but there is one exception to the rule. The Helleborus x hybridus - known by a more common name of lenten rose - is an excellent drought-tolerant, deer-resistant plant that requires little maintenance. Every year, the lenten rose graces the shady beds of southern gardens.
Wintertime can be tough on your plants, inside and out. What can one do to prevent injury to more fragile plants during the winter months?
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.
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