We have started noticing pinhead-sized tar spots on our privacy fence.
When we scrape off the spots, the tar comes up, but it leaves a rust
- Carl M.
We had a maple tree cut down three years ago in our front yard.
Mushrooms have come up all over the place. My husband hits wood under
where they are.
- Betty H.
Both of my coral bark maples look like they are trying to revert to
another maple. They are suddenly putting out these “standard maple
leaf” looking branches. - Steve B.
Could you tell me what kind of tree this is? We cut it down because it
was just too dangerous with all those spikes coming out of it. - Kim W.
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| Cool Plant of the Week:
- by Theresa Schrum
Golden Variegated Sweetflag (Acorus gramineus'Ogon')
Shrub/small tree native to Europe. This member of the hazelnut family
was discovered by chance in England in the 1800's. It's most noted for
its twisted structure and greenish-yellow catkins that hang down in
late winter. Oddly, the leaves are just as contorted as the trunk and
| Design Tip - Conifers for Georgia Gardens: - by Theresa Schrum
There is nothing prettier than a snow-covered landscape providing the
backdrop for a grouping of conifers. So appealing is the scene that
many people in Georgia attempt to recreate it, sans snow. Many northern
conifers melt in a Georgia summer but there are plenty of other