Published on 05/13/10

Learn lawn tips on 'Your Southern Garden' May 22

It’s time to sharpen your lawn mower blade and spray for weeds if you want terrific turfgrass for the summer. Find out tips for doing it right on “Your Southern Garden” with Walter Reeves on May 22 at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Lawns are greening up fast, and so are the weeds. Now is the time to learn how to control weeds and prep your mower for a long season of service. Show host Walter Reeves and University of Florida horticulturist Jason Kruse share advice to get you off to the right start.

Now that leaves are back on the trees, it’s easy to spot limbs that need to be pruned. Learn the proper technique to clear away dead branches while protecting the tree. Plus, learn about the latest coleus varieties to add to your landscape.

“Your Southern Garden,” produced by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and University of Florida IFAS Extension, is a one-of-a-kind program specifically designed for the Southeast. The program is made possible by underwriter support from Scotts Miracle-Gro and sponsorship from McCorkle Nurseries.

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