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Petunias are heat tolerant annuals that require ample moisture and fertility to thrive. Several flower forms and colors are available, including fully double types. The single multiflora varieties are generally best for landscape use. CAES News
Soil for Flowers
Annual flowers can benefit greatly from soil amendments. These plants only live for one season, so gardeners have a very short window of time to get them established to produce flowers.
Pot of pansies on display at the Home Depot store in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Pansy planting
Planting pansies is one of the easiest ways to add color to your landscape. There are several things to do to keep them looking bold and beautiful throughout the fall and winter months.
A butterfly takes a break atop a Miss Huff Lantana bush. CAES News
Lantana lace bugs
The summer heat is making lantana lace bug populations boom and lantana flower blooms decline. If the pests set up residence on the popular landscape plant, they can cause plants to stop producing flowers.
Butterfly Weed is a native herbaceous perennial that attracts butterflies like magnets with its florescent orange blooms. CAES News
Butterfly garden
There is no more delightful decoration for a flower garden than butterflies fluttering from bloom to bloom.
Dr. Allan Armitage, author and UGA horticulturalist, Introduces gardeners to this year's must have plants at the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia's annual Plantapalooza plant sale in April. CAES News
Trial Gardens Open House
Friends, fellow plant lovers and groupies are invited to take one last walk around the Garden with Dr. A at the Trial Gardens at UGA’s annual Public Open House on July 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Azaleas bloom on the north campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Azalea pruning time
Azaleas are a traditional part of Southern landscapes. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts say prune azaleas now, after they have bloomed, to allow the plants to prepare for blooming next year.
A bumble bee collects pollen from a tomatillo bloom in a Butts Co., Ga., garden. CAES News
Protect the pollinators
You may be suffering like I am from the over-abundance of pollen. Before you curse the air as you pop in another anti-histamine, remind yourself to be thankful for that pollen. It helps provide the food, fiber and many other products we use every day.
Pictured is a Piedmont Azalea growing in the Coastal Plain Research Arboretum on the Tifton campus of the University of Georgia. CAES News
Wildflower Symposium
The South Georgia Native Plant and Wildflower Symposium has blossomed into a must-see event for gardening enthusiasts.
Pansies come in a wide variety of colors - and shades, like this tricolor variety that has two colors along with its face color. CAES News
Pansy care
Pansies are a great winter flower. We plant and enjoy them in the fall, which gives them a good opportunity to get established, or as I like to say, “make themselves at home.”