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Spring is right around the corner, and so are spring flowers, summer vegetables and all the gardening these seasons bring. CAES News
Powdery mildew
If the dogwood trees in your landscape are shedding their leaves, they may be suffering the side affects of powdery mildew.
This diagram shows the locations and numbered sequence of cuts to remove a branch from a tree. CAES News
Summer pruning
This year’s extraordinarily wet winter and spring has and will continue to stimulate rapid production of new leaves in many of our woody landscape plants. This lush new growth may now need to be trimmed to prevent shading of vegetable gardens and flowerbeds.
Plant pathologist Lee Burpee discusses disease control at the 2008 UGA Turfgrass Field Day. CAES News
Summer green update
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension specialists will present the first in a four-part series of green industry updates on June 12 in Cherokee County.
Winter injury on boxwood turns leaves a brownish-red or bronze color. If your boxwood has winter injury, the leaves should be green by the summer. CAES News
Boxwood blues
If the leaves of the boxwoods in your landscape are turning reddish-brown, your plant is likely suffering from winter injury.
Ilex vomitoria, commonly known as Yaupon or Yaupon Holly, is a species of holly that is native to southeastern North America. CAES News
Wet roots
Excessively moist soil is not uncommon in both home and public landscapes. Many shrubs and ornamentals grow poorly and eventually die in these planting sites. Planting a plant that is tolerate to wet and poorly drained soils is the best solution.
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EDGE Expo
The Urban Ag Council of Georgia will host its annual Edge Expo for landscape professionals on Dec. 5-6 at the Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center in Duluth, Ga.
Leyland cypress trees grow as a property border in a lawn in Butts Co., Ga. CAES News
Hedgerow
Hedges are a common feature in many Georgia landscapes. They are used to define property lines, provide privacy or block the view of an unpleasing object.
A 10-by-14 structural frame greenhouse built with treated wood and commercial-grade plastic. CAES News
Hobby greenhouses
With a little effort and forethought, the dream of owning a hobby greenhouse can become reality.
A European Pepper Moth found in Tifton, Ga. in October 2011. CAES News
New invasive species spotted in 2011
A new insect thought to threaten Georgia's pepper production at the moment poses a greater danger to lantana - a popular landscape plant.