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Fall is not the best time to prune most trees and shrubs. It is best to wait until late winter, around February or early March. CAES News
Postpone pruning
As the days get shorter and plants go dormant for winter, many homeowners become anxious to prune their landscapes. For most trees and shrubs, pruning in the fall isn’t the best time.
Christmas may highlight the winter calendar for many Georgians - complete with lights, decorations and a tree - but it's not the only holiday celebrated this winter. CAES News
Live Christmas trees
Many families, mine included, select and decorate their Christmas tree on the weekend after Thanksgiving. Live Christmas trees have been brought into homes and decorated during the holiday season for more than 500 years. The attractiveness, fragrance and tradition of a live tree cannot be matched with artificial substitutes.
Yellow leaves on a tree in the fall of the year CAES News
Leaves = future compost
As winter approaches, leaves turn from green to gold, bronze, red, orange, brown, yellow and crimson. Deciduous trees and shrubs will soon shred their leaves and home landscapers will have to decide what to do with all the fallen leaves.
Consider size when adding crape myrtles to your landscape. CAES News
New plant material
As the weather grows cooler most landscape plants begin to go dormant. Fall is an excellent time to install new plant material.
Fall webworms CAES News
Nasty web makers
Are you noticing webs in some of the trees throughout your landscape? I always get multiple calls during the late summer and early fall about webs in trees and worms crawling on everything. The fall webworm is the pest weaving these problems.
A viburnum plant showing leaf dieback from petioles. CAES News
Sudden Oak Death
University scientists and forestry experts are using rhododendron leaves as bait to detect the presence of a disease that can kill Georgia’s historic oak trees.
In the spring, crape myrtles add color with flowers. In the fall, they add color with brightly colored leaves. CAES News
Crape myrtles - a Georgia treasure
Crape myrtles are true treasures in Georgia. They bloom all summer, their peeling bark is attractive, their fall color is stunning and they are tough enough to thrive almost anywhere they can get enough sun. And, they come in sizes to fit almost any spot in the landscape.
"Your Southern Garden" host Walter Reeves. CAES News
Your Southern Garden
“Your Southern Garden” with Walter Reeves, a regional educational television show, will start its 2011 season April 2, just in time to get Southern gardeners geared up and ready for spring planting.
Moss and lichens grow on the base of a redbud tree on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Hitchhikers grow on diseased plants
Lichens and moss are often found growing on rocks, tortoise shells, windowpanes or even plants. They are harmless, but could indicate that something is wrong with a plant or tree.