St. Augustinegrass has long been admired in the southern part of Georgia for its attractive blue-green color. It thrives there due to the warm weather and the sandy soils. Happily, many homeowners north of Atlanta are also discovering the grass.
Is anything more frustrating than finding time to mow your lawn only to discover your lawn mower won’t start? Keeping a chainsaw running is a chore, too. A University of Georgia class, set for April 4, will teach you the basic skills you need to maintain small garden and landscape tools and save money in the process.
Every year I make a short list of resolutions for the new year, and I’m sure many of you do, too. Usually, it revolves around longer, more frequent workouts and fewer tempting desserts, but this year, as a University of Georgia county agent, I thought I would focus my resolutions on my yard and garden.
Gardeners who chose not to grow cool season crops may be getting restless as temperatures drop and the growing season comes to an end. Well, a gardener’s work is never done. Here are a few garden chores that can be accomplished over the next few months.