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Poblano peppers growing. CAES News
Poblano Pepper
Juan Carlos Diaz-Perez, University of Georgia vegetable horticulturist, encourages Georgia vegetable producers to consider planting poblano peppers.
Photos of seeds available at a recent seed swap at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. CAES News
Seed Swap
Gardeners in search of new vegetable and flower varieties to test this spring, or those with a surplus of seeds, should consider attending Rock Eagle 4-H Center’s annual seed swap. The Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia, will host this year’s seed swap on Saturday, March 17, as part of the Saturday @ the Rock event series.
Whether you are searching for pelleted seed, unique vegetables or hard-to-find flowers, seed catalogs are full of every kind of seed a gardener could imagine. CAES News
Seed Shopping
It may be too cold to plant seeds, but it's perfect weather for snuggling up in a fluffy blanket with a large mug of coffee and some seed catalogs. Seed catalogs are a great place to find new varieties to experiment with when planning next season’s garden. Knobby pumpkins, feathery foliage, mini-cabbages and unusually colored vegetables are just a few of the unusual seeds you might choose.
Tomato transplants grown from seeds are ready to begin an adjustment to outdoor temperatures. CAES News
Winter Chores
February is here and, even though it is cold outside, many garden tasks can be completed now in preparation for a successful growing season. From starting seeds indoors to cleaning and sharpening garden tools, there are plenty of garden chores to do before spring arrives.
Collard greens grow in a garden in Butts Co., Ga. CAES News
Fall Garden
When selecting which vegetables to plant in your fall garden, make sure your favorites will tolerate limited exposure to freezing temperatures. Planting dates for fall gardens should be based on anticipated dates for freezing temperatures in your area.
Homegrown tomatoes are one of the most popular fruits available at roadside produce stands. CAES News
Tomato Varieties
Soon soil temperatures will be warm enough for planting those precious backyard tomatoes. Given the many options available, which variety and type of tomato should you choose?
Photos of seeds available at a recent seed swap at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. CAES News
Seed Swap
It may be too cold in parts of Georgia to put plants in the ground, but it’s just the right time to start seedlings. Those looking for new varieties or just a little gardening inspiration can join gardeners from across northeast and middle Georgia at the Rock Eagle Seed Swap on Saturday, March 18.
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Frost Warnings
With spring temperatures hitting Georgia in February this year, many gardeners may be itching to get their transplants in the ground or may have already planted some early crops.
The garden at the Scott Site at Rock Eagle 4-H Center produces between 500 and 2,000 pounds. This garden staff is hoping to collect heirloom seeds from middle Georgia gardeners to make next year's crop more-resilient and historically accurate. CAES News
Local Veggies
Nothing could be more local –or make you more of a locavore – than eating locally grown produce that comes from your own garden plot. You may be thinking that you don’t have room for a garden, but I assure you that the vegetable garden has become “sweet ‘n’ neat” over the past few years for a couple of reasons.