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A bumble bee collects pollen from a tomatillo bloom in a Butts Co., Ga., garden. CAES News
Good bees
Ground-nesting bees are actually “good bugs” that are doing their job as pollinators or serving as useful predators by controlling other harmful insect pests. But when ground nests are located in areas such as yards, gardens, flowerbeds or playgrounds, most people would rather not hear a discourse in entomology.
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
Winter diseases
To help keep diseases out of your winter annual flowerbeds, University of Georgia plant pathologist Jean Williams-Woodward recommends starting with disease-resistant plants.
Snapdragons in bloom CAES News
Hardy snapdragons
The snapdragon is one of the best plants for adding fall color to a landscape, and it thrives through winter until the heat of late spring arrives.
Red and Yellow tulips planted in a bed on the UGA Athens campus. April 2008. CAES News
Spring bulbs
Spring flowering bulbs, such as tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses, add lots of color and visual enjoyment to early spring flower beds. These bulbs are among the first flowers to appear in spring and signal that cold weather is on the way out and warmer days are just around the corner.
Rose leaf-curl mite damage CAES News
Rose leaf-curl mites
Roses are typically viewed as one of the most beautiful flowers, but in rare cases a tiny pest can cause gnarly looking, new growth on rose bushes. Rose leaf-curl mites feed on roses and cause rose rosette virus, also known as RRV.
A crowd browses the Trial Gardens at UGA at an industry open house earlier this summer. The gardens are expected to be in full bloom for the public open house on July 9. CAES News
2012 Evening in the Garden
After working in the blazing sun all day in the garden, there is nothing better than enjoying the fruits (or flowers) of your labor in the evening, glass of wine in hand.
Endless summer hydrangea CAES News
Blue, pink or lavender?
Color variation in hydrangeas is due to the presence or absence of aluminum compounds in the flowers. If aluminum is present, the color is blue. If it is present in small quantities, the color is variable between pink and blue. If aluminum is absent, the flowers are pink.
A "Going Bananas" daylily in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Daylilies
Late summer and early fall are ideal times to lift, divide and replant daylilies. By preparing now, you will be rewarded with a spectacular show of color next year.
A crowd browses the Trial Gardens at UGA at an industry open house earlier this summer. The gardens are expected to be in full bloom for the public open house on July 9. CAES News
Trial gardens
Over the last three decades, the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia have introduced home gardeners and landscape designers to thousands of new plant varieties.