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In the spring, crape myrtles add color with flowers. In the fall, they add color with brightly colored leaves. CAES News
Size matters when selecting crape myrtles
Like people, crape myrtles come in all shapes and sizes. And thanks to horticulture breeding programs, today there are crape myrtles to fit any landscape space.
Gary Wade describes one of the palm trees growing in his test plot near Watkinsville, Ga. CAES News
Palms add a tropical flair
To most folks, the word “palm” triggers thoughts of Florida, southern California, Hawaii or Georgia’s coastal islands. But you don’t have to live in any of these areas to enjoy palms.
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.
Spring is right around the corner, and so are spring flowers, summer vegetables and all the gardening these seasons bring. CAES News
2011 edition of the Spring Garden Packet
Summertime is right around the corner, and with it comes colorful flowers, tasty vegetables and leaf-chopping insects. We’re got articles and information to help you with your garden needs in the 36th edition of the Spring Garden Packet, produced by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Pears hang from a tree in a middle Georgia home landscape. CAES News
Learn to prune trees and shrubs
Learn to prune fruit trees and ornamentals at an upcoming course offered on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. The course will be offered Feb. 25 and March 4.
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Buy trees and help local food group
Home gardeners, or would-be ones, can start the year off right by purchasing and planting a fruit tree, vine or bush.
University of Georgia research coordinator Lamont Sudduth points out the grafting spot on a Fraser fir shoot grafted to a Momi fir. CAES News
Georgia-grown firs
When it comes to Christmas trees, Fraser firs top the list. But Georgia Christmas tree farmers can’t grow the tree due to the state’s mild winters, and must buy Frasers from North Carolina to sell to their Georgia customers. A University of Georgia horticulturist wants to change that.
What may look like an ordinary live Christmas tree to many people can turn into a sneezing fest for allergy sufferers. And with their dust and mold, fake trees can be just as bad. CAES News
Holiday solutions for allergy sufferers
For many people, it is not truly Christmas without a fresh and adorned tree standing in the middle of the living room. The smell alone can instantly shift people into the holiday spirit. But for those who suffer from allergies, the thought of a live Christmas tree can put a damper on even the most festive of days.
A magnolia tree prepares to loose some leaves. CAES News
Evergreens shed, too
Pine trees aren’t the only trees that shed needles. Evergreen trees have many needles that change color or turn brown in the fall. This often causes alarm to homeowners who don’t know evergreen trees drop needles.