As fall approaches, the area extension office will send out applications to people interested in becoming master gardeners in 2014.
Seed saving is an old practice. In days gone by, farmers and gardeners saved their prized heirloom seeds and valued them as treasures worth holding onto every year to year. As the gardening season comes to a close and fall approaches, consider saving some of those phenomenal seeds from your vegetable garden and flowering perennials and annual beds.
Fall is my favorite time to plant and work in the garden. The days are cooler and it is a great time to plan and implement some great projects to ensure a beautiful landscape the following year.
Get inspired and create a woodland garden!
Be on the lookout for two prominent plant diseases: downey mildew on impatiens and rose rosette disease on our favorite rose bush, the Knock Outs.
An endless list of issues may cause tomatoes not to produce well. Some of the common problems and remedies are as follows.
Plants and lawns cannot survive without water, but it is possible to have too much of a good thing.
Blooming shrubs are a traditional part of the Southern landscape. And with summer almost here, it is time to prune most of our beautiful spring flowering plants.
If you have a creative side and have some room to plant flowers, cutting gardens can be a fun and rewarding way to surround one's self with beautiful flowers indoors as well as outdoors for parties.
April showers bring May flowers! In the case of this year, this is very true. Around Hall County, we have seen the most beautiful show of azaleas we have had in years and it won't be long before the rhododendrons and peonies will put on a delightful show.
There is a developing trend to grow our own food in our gardens and landscapes. We tend to hear a lot about growing vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and such. Why not grow fruits as well?
The 2013 Georgia Gold Medal Plants have been selected and as in years past, the winners are rated as No. 1 superior ornamental plants for use in the residential landscape.
The first day of spring was ushered in this week and the cherry trees are blooming. When you see pink blooms on the trees around town, it seems to whisper that warm weather is on its way.
Do you have a berm in your landscape?
When selecting plants for your landscape, the use of color relationships is an important principle to creating an attractive and functional work of art.
No other flowering Southern plant ushers in cooler weather better than the lovely American camellia.
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