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?
Rose bushes can be planted in November through March.
While most of us are reading a good book or watching a football game by the fire, there are a few gardening "to dos" that can be done if you get the itch to venture out, as I do. Here is a week-by-week list of some of the most common things to do.
Christmas plants like poinsettias and Christmas cactus help add to our holiday cheer, but where did they come from?
What's my favorite plant for the holidays?
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.
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