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Wildflowers grow on a hillside at the University of Georgia Research and Education Garden in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Fall Wildflowers
Some of the more conspicuous wildflowers that garner the most attention are goldenrod, swamp sunflowers and cosmos. Many wildflowers are very prolific seed producers and can spread rapidly.
While bee populations have been declining for the past several decades, urban beekeeping and public awareness of pollinators are on the rise. CAES News
Pollinator Protection
There are more than 4,000 species of native bees in North America — from plump, stalwart carpenter bees to the hardworking blueberry bees that help pollinate the state’s top fruit crop.
Sawfly damage on roses CAES News
Rose Sawflies
Dozens of calls and samples of roses with a variety of leaf problems are coming into the University of Georgia Extension office in Bartow County. The most common problem diagnosed this year is injury caused by rose sawflies, also known as rose slugs.
With heart-shaped leaves, cyclamen produce winged flowers atop long stems CAES News
Holiday Plants
From poinsettias to cyclamen and showy amaryllis to Christmas cacti, plants are popular holiday and hostess gifts.
Visitor observes new plant varieties at the UGA Trial Gardens 2009 Open House. CAES News
2014 Evening in the Garden
After gardening in the blazing sun all day, there is nothing better than enjoying the fruits (or flowers) of your labor in the evening, glass of wine in hand. Staff members with the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia are offering gardeners, and garden fans, the chance to experience the fruits of their hard work this summer with the seventh annual “Evening in the Garden,” set for Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
A purple and white iris grows at Centennial Iris Farm in Traverse City, Michigan. CAES News
Flowering Bulbs
Flowering bulbs, like daffodils and lilies, provide annual color to spring and summer landscapes. Bulbs are definitely low-maintenance plants, but they aren’t “no-maintenance plants,” according to University of Georgia Extension expert Frank Watson.
University of Georgia Fulton County Extension Agent Kisha Faulk answers questions from a resident of the Atlanta Mission during a work day at the mission's garden. CAES News
Community gardening blog
A new online blog has been created to help connect Georgia community gardeners with resources from University of Georgia Extension and The Center for Urban Agriculture.
Wildflowers grow on a hillside at the University of Georgia Research and Education Garden in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Wildflower Planting
Whether you plant wildflowers in huge swaths along roadsides or in tiny pocket gardens in the backyard, the vibrant colors and rich mixtures these hardy plants bring are sure to please any flower-lover’s eye and attract beneficial pollinating insects
Georgia's Master Gardener Extension Volunteers were invited to the University of Georgia's campus in Griffin on June 5 for a 35th Anniversary celebration. In true form, the volunteers spent the day learning from UGA experts so they can continue to help educate the public on the latest research-based information. CAES News
Master Gardener Anniversary
For the past 100 years, Georgia gardeners have relied on their local University of Georgia Extension agents for advice on everything from how to treat for Japanese beetles to which tomato variety makes for the best ‘mater sandwich. But answering all of those gardening questions could be a little overwhelming if it weren’t for a group of dedicated trained volunteers.