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Paul A. Thomas

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05/10/18 - Farm-to-vase flowers making a splash in Georgia this Mother's Day 03/23/18 - UGA Horticulture students add an extra weekend to annual spring plant sale 02/15/18 - Planning a flower garden? Start now to enjoy blooms for the rest of the year 02/15/18 - Fifteen flowers you need to grow if you live in Georgia 11/24/17 - Create a winter wonderland indoors with plants 11/21/17 - Don't give a hassle for the holidays: Use these tips to pick the right gift plant 11/20/17 - CAES student-grown poinsettias will be ready for pick up Dec. 2 07/27/17 - UGA horticulture professor receives award for cultivation skills, student mentorship 03/09/17 - While warm temperatures may tempt gardeners to plant early, experts warn against the dangers of late frosts 06/22/16 - Inaugural Academy of Crop Production draws dozens of nursery growers 06/02/16 - UGA horticulture experts talk National Gardening Week, June 5-11 05/16/16 - Inaugural Academy of Crop Production to be held in Athens, Georgia 11/25/15 - Poinsettias, once used for dyes and medicine, are now America's best-selling houseplant 11/24/15 - Poinsettias can thrive for years if properly cared for 04/29/15 - Take the guess work out of Mother's Day giving 03/24/15 - Late cold snap predicted for this weekend in northern Georgia 03/13/14 - Late-frost survival kits help gardeners weather whatever comes 12/13/13 - Gloves, tools and planters top UGA gardeners wish lists this holiday season 08/20/13 - UGA study shows soil-moisture sensor system slashes nursery water use by 70 percent 12/13/12 - UGA researchers nominated for international sustainability award 11/29/12 - Poinsettias can last year round with the proper care 10/18/12 - Early frosts can take a bite out of late season flowers and veggies 09/06/12 - Time to test your potting soil, toss your seeds 02/24/11 - Protect landscape plants, vegetable seedlings from frost 02/24/11 - 2011 edition of the Spring Garden Packet 04/08/10 - Put out welcome mat for springtime hummingbirds 02/25/10 - Homegrown herbs add easy flavor to recipes 02/18/10 - Tips on gardening for Georgia newcomers 02/18/10 - 2010 edition of the annual Spring Garden Packet 12/02/09 - Plants liven up the holidays 11/30/09 - Holiday plants best for looking pretty, not eating 08/27/09 - Fossil finding new life as a landscape tree 08/20/09 - Plan now for spring-flowering bulbs 08/20/09 - Flowering bulb favorites 05/07/09 - Greening up the green industry 02/26/09 - Planting for pollinators 02/26/09 - Staying friends with bees in the garden 04/17/08 - Put out welcome mat for springtime hummingbirds 02/21/08 - Plant selection key to gardening success during drought 11/29/07 - Poison ivy vines make dangerous decorations 04/05/07 - UGA horticulture club ready for annual plant sale 02/22/07 - With proper care, orchids provide years of beauty 11/21/06 - Holiday greenery doesn't come with warning labels 11/21/06 - Simple care keeps pansies beautiful during winter 08/31/06 - Violas best choice for coloring winter landscape 06/01/06 - Dabbling with dahlias can yield spectacular result 06/01/06 - Take proper care of dahlias for best garden reward 03/15/06 - ‘Unique’ plants take center stage at club sale 02/16/06 - 'Angel trumpets' signaling soaring popularity 02/16/06 - 'Angel trumpets' easy to propagate 01/12/06 - From berries to cuttings, experts talk plants 09/09/04 - Choose bright fall color for beds and containers 09/02/04 - Perennials provide color, beauty year after year 04/06/04 - How do you deal with bees in the garden? 03/10/04 - Five easy steps to water-efficient flower beds 02/16/04 - Joseph's Coat provides nonstop landscape color 02/16/04 - Anise Hyssop hybrids almost too good to be true 01/22/04 - Tips for growing annuals, perennials from seeds 11/11/03 - Fall weather forces many trees into 'early spring' 05/20/03 - Top 10 new superstars at UGA Trial Gardens 02/21/03 - Make your garden a hummingbird paradise 02/21/03 - Make your backyard a favorite for hummingbirds 02/21/03 - Georgia Gold Medal Winners can brighten landscape 02/06/03 - Pansies, 'sooner' dogs cope well with cold 11/21/02 - Poinsettias stand tall after warm, wet fall 09/12/02 - Think foliage for fall-through-spring color 05/02/02 - 'Sweet 16' Drought-Tolerant Annuals 02/27/02 - Drought-buster Perennials Refuse to Die 02/21/02 - Growing Great Cut Flowers From Seed 02/21/02 - Some of Georgia's Best Cut Flowers 11/06/01 - Poinsettias' Arrival Points to Holidays 11/05/01 - Trick Poinsettias Into Blooming Again 03/14/01 - Drought-resistant Landscape Plants 03/14/01 - Commonsense Rules for Flowers in Drought 01/23/01 - Greenhouse School Great for Pro, Wanna-be 12/20/00 - Greenhouse Schools Feb. 1-3 in Griffin 05/09/00 - Green Industry Going Strong In Midst of Drought 03/05/00 - How to Plan a Great Butterfly Garden 02/02/00 - Butterflies Need Water, Place to Rest 02/02/00 - Just a Few Butterfly Forages and Attractors 02/02/00 - Right Plants Will Attract Hummingbirds 02/02/00 - Pick Best Plants for Butterfly Garden 05/13/99 - Southeast Greenhouse Conference June 16-19 03/04/99 - A Half-dozen Great Garden Perennials 03/04/99 - Another Half-dozen Great Garden Perennials 12/16/98 - Red Won't Do? Poinsettias Come in Many Colors Now 04/29/98 - This Year Offers Challenges in Perennial Gardens 02/05/98 - With Proper Care, Roses Make Lasting Impression 01/28/98 - Give Spring Plants Health Check Before You Buy 12/10/97 - Red Still No. 1, but Other Poinsettias Catching On 10/27/97 - El Nino Could Wreck Winter Landscapes 10/06/97 - It's a Good Time to Dig, Plant Perennials 07/14/97 - August-blooming Perennials Can Brighten Your Garden 04/28/97 - Treat Plants Like Skin, or They Will Burn 03/03/97 - Shamrocks: How to Buy and Be Carin' for the Green 03/03/97 - Grandma's Lessons: Pick a Lucky Clover 12/16/96 - Bromeliads Can Be Exotic Christmas Gifts 05/27/96 - Butterflies in the Garden 03/04/96 - Workshops to Help People Start 'Growing' Businesses 11/13/95 - Olympic Color: Say It with Flowers