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Spring is around the corner, and University of Georgia Extension has a new app to help families and outdoor enthusiasts make the most of those first springtime hikes.
“Native Plants of North Georgia,” now available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices, is a consumer-oriented field guide of the flowers, trees, ferns and shrubs that populate North Georgia's yards and forests. CAES News
Native Plants of North Georgia
Spring is around the corner, and University of Georgia Extension has a new app to help families and outdoor enthusiasts make the most of those first springtime hikes.
This diagram shows the locations and numbered sequence of cuts to remove a branch from a tree. CAES News
Pruning Classes
Learn how to properly prune ornamentals at an upcoming University of Georgia course offered on its campus in Griffin, Ga. The one-day course will be offered Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the UGA Research and Education Garden on Ellis Road.
Jim and Barbara Andrews, center with red ribbons, helped to break ground on the Andrews Visitor and Education Center at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm in Savannah on Nov. 24, 2013. 
The center, which was funded with a gift from the Andrews, will serve as center of learning and social activity as the garden undergoes major renovations over the next several years. CAES News
Georgia Coastal Botanical Garden
For 100 years, a 50-acre, bamboo-studded tract of U.S. Highway 17 outside of Savannah has been attracting plant enthusiasts, scientists and day-trippers to the southeast corner of Georgia.
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Plant Propagators Meeting
The University of Georgia Department of Horticulture will host hundreds of nursery operators, ornamental plant breeders, landscape designers and plant scientists Nov. 2-6 at the International Plant Propagators’ Society Southern Region of North America Annual Meeting.
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.
Photos of seeds available at a recent seed swap at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. CAES News
Saving seeds
As more families grow their own food, there has been an increase in the number of people collecting their own seeds. Home gardeners who save their own seeds know exactly what plants they will be growing next year. Saving seeds also gives people a chance to swap seeds with other gardeners.
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.
"Your Southern Garden" host Walter Reeves. CAES News
Your Southern Garden
Learn about pruning trees and azaleas, and all about honeybees on "Your Southern Garden" with Walter Reeves April 16 at noon and 6:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting.
The fringetree has been a garden favorite and heritage plant in Georgia for many years. CAES News
2011 Gold Medal plant winners
From a black-eyed beauty to a fringe-covered tree, this year’s Georgia Gold Medal plant winners are earning their gold with color, deer tolerance and adaptability to poor soils.