Knowledge: I spent an enjoyable day in Marietta this past
Monday filming a television segment on laying sod correctly. It was
hard work and I was very grateful to Outdoor Expressions for
supplying a crew to help. Even with current watering restrictions, you
can successfully install sod.
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listen to Highway Horticulture on The Lawn and Garden Show on News-Talk 750 WSB
on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Theresa Schrum and I will discuss her latest
observations of the natural world!
Design Tip: Plants between pavers - by Theresa Schrum
There are many different ways to use stone in
the garden: for walls, stepping stones or for sitting areas. Often
stone for paths and informal sitting areas is placed atop a bed of sand
and soil making it possible to have plants in between. Some plants
handle the traffic better than others. Learn
Cool Plant of the Week: - by Theresa Schrum
Bear's Breeches, aka Grecian Pattern Plant (Acanthus
Perennial native to the Mediterranean region. Bold foliage and upright
stalks of purple and white flowers make this plant stand out. As
perennials go, it's fairly large reaching as much as 5 feet tall and
wide. Grows well in almost full sun to almost full shade in rich but
well-drained soil. Learn
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