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"Your Southern Garden" host Walter Reeves. CAES News
Garden show premiere
On April 3, southern gardeners will have a new tool to help them in the garden. “Your Southern Garden” with Walter Reeves, a new educational television show, will premiere to help gardeners of all levels learn new tips, get fresh ideas and visit interesting sites. The show will air weekly on Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. and repeat at 6:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting stations and select northern and central Florida public television stations.
Jean Williams-Woodward, UGA plant pathologist, examines rhododendron for signs of plant disease in greenhouse, especially sudden oak death, Athens, October 27, 2009. CAES News
Healthy plants best
The key to establishing a successful landscape is first buying quality nursery plants. Nursery plants at times can have serious -- and often hidden -- problems that can drastically hinder their overall looks and performance once you get them home.
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Drowning plants
With all of the rain Georgia has gotten this winter, it’s easy to forget the state was ever in extreme drought. But just because the drought is over doesn’t mean water conservation practices should stop. Too much water can be just as bad as not enough for plants.
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Landscape seminar set
Gardening with Heat and Soil, a Southern Appalachian landscape seminar, has been set for Saturday, April 24, at the First United Methodist Church of Union County in Blairsville, Ga.
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Gardening how-to help
If you’re looking for reliable, up-to-date, free information about how to landscape your lawn this spring, which ornamentals, vegetables, native species or herbs to plant or how to compost and mulch, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension likely has a publication that will answer your questions.
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Gardening great
South Metro gardeners can learn about spring garden preparation from gardening expert Walter Reeves when he visits the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension office in Henry County on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.
Mushrooms in Sarah Workman's hands. CAES News
Mushroom gardening
Sarah Workman loves mushrooms, so much so that she grows them on her property in Watkinsville, Ga. She uses the homegrown fungi in recipes, sells them at local farmers markets and pays her property taxes with the profits.
Snow coats leaves in March 2009 in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Protect plants
Don’t box up those old Christmas tree lights just yet. Along with old blankets, quilts and cardboard boxes, they could be the key to keeping tender plants from freezing this winter.
Horticulture graduate student Jongyun Kim checks on a plant's soil moisture sensor in UGA horticulture professor Marc van Iersel's greenhouse. CAES News
Save water, save money
Many ornamental nursery growers test to see if their plants need water by sticking a finger in the soil to see if it’s dry. Or, they just water them whether they need it or not. University of Georgia horticulturists have found a better way, one that requires less water, less fertilizer, less money and fewer dirty fingers.