Now is one of the better times to plant new additions to our landscapes. Planting now will give trees and shrubs a better chance of getting established before the heat of summer hits like a ton of bricks.
Here in Hall County people are generally very passionate about their lawns. Many want a nice turfed area, even under trees. But sometimes that reality is harder to come by even when everything has been planned out perfectly.
Blackberries are one of the South's favorite fruits. At one time, there were almost unlimited wild blackberries and dewberries (the blackberry's trailing cousin) to be had growing along fence rows and in abandoned fields.
If you just cannot wait to plant that special landscape tree, why wait? In Georgia, the dead of winter is not all that dead. During the winter, roots continue to grow as they really do not have a dormant period in Georgia.
It is during this time of year that everyone is busy buying gifts for loved ones and friends, going to Christmas parties and enjoying the magic of the holiday season work on their children and grandchildren. With all of this going on, it is easy to forget to keep an eye out for the condition of your Christmas tree.