One of my favorite fall memories is hiding in the top of a big apple
tree on my family's farm and eating all I could pick. Up there I could
spy on my brothers and avoid my father's list of chores! Apples are not
terribly hard to grow in Georgia. Dwarf and semi-dwarf varieties make
them very adaptable to urban landscapes. Click
here for information and sources
Mulch in the Garden
Once again, we're having drier than usual weather which is taking a
toll on our landscape plants. Since outdoor watering is restricted, the
best way to help your plants make it through the drought is to blanket
the soil with mulch. However, not all mulches are the same.
I have several appearances scheduled soon, including remote broadcasts
Home Show at the Georgia International Convention Center this
Saturday and at the
Toco Hill Pike Nursery on
Fertilize pansies, clean up apples, plant bulbs more
the best time to plant Encore Azaleas in your garden. Encore Azaleas
bloom in Spring, Summer, and Fall - with 23 varieties that provide
year-round color to any landscape. For additional information visit us
Be sure to
listen to Garden Basics on The Lawn and Garden Show on Saturday
at 9:00 a.m. We'll open the phone lines for first time homeowners to
ask their most puzzling questions.
All of a sudden houseplants have taken on a nasty rotten egg smell. We
re-potted but the new soil is again giving off a bad smell. Any ideas?
If you missed our third free online webinar "Trees, Shrubs and
Perennials: Right Plants in the Right Place", you can still watch it.
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Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia
Tender perennial native to South America. This poisonous
relative of the tomato is stunning in late summer and fall with its
huge downward-facing fragrant flowers that come in a variety of colors.
Although this plant grows to shrub size, it dies back to the ground
each winter. Easily propagated.
by Theresa Schrum
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