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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.
"Your Southern Garden" host Walter Reeves. CAES News
Your Southern Garden
A panoply of pests call Southern gardens home. Learn to identify what’s bugging your plants on “Your Southern Garden” with Walter Reeves June 5 at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting.
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
Healthy plants best
The key to establishing a successful landscape is first buying quality nursery plants. Nursery plants at times can have serious -- and often hidden -- problems that can drastically hinder their overall looks and performance once you get them home.
Fox-fire glow
The forests of a wet winter and spring are very active. Roots are growing and rains are helping decay last year’s woody debris. One of the most curious features of decay in spring forests is fox fire, which are strange and eerie lights that illuminate the forest.
Tree with top broken out CAES News
Risky trees
Most trees are good and live long, low-risk lives. But some trees are bad and live short lives compromised by storms and people. Risky trees can fail and fall. Are your trees out to get you?
Gold medal plants
Each year, five plants that grow well in Georgia have the chance to win gold. And during this first year of the new decade, the winners are spectacular.