If you think fire
ants and armadillos are terrible exotic, invasive pests, just wait
until you have a houseplant infested with pink hibiscus mealy bug
(PHMB). The damage this insect does to plants makes them look like weed
killer was sprayed on them. We thought they would be confined to
Florida, but a homeowner in Forsyth county found them on her
These are some BAD critters!
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
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.
Evergreen Foundation Plants for
not carved in stone, many people (myself included) still prefer to use
evergreen plants for foundation plantings. There are plenty of plants
to choose from in a wide variety of sizes, colors, textures and blooms.
But what if your foundation is in moderate to heavy shade?
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Deciduous shrub native to the Eastern/Southeastern U.S. A
rather non-descript arching shrub until early fall when it bursts forth
in the garden with clusters of pea-sized bright magenta berries at the
base of the leaves. A white-berried cultivar also exists. A real
favorite among birds. Plant in full to part sun with well-drained soil.
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