Many a gardener has spent a sunny October afternoon admiring his mums only to wake up the next morning to a winter wonderland and frostbitten flowers.
Georgia’s first frost usually hits in the middle of November, but sometimes it sneaks into the state a little earlier. When it does, it is good to have some supplies on hand and a game plan.
Are you a new homeowner, or are you just looking for more confidence when you tackle projects around your home’s landscape? If you answered yes, chances are you’ve got some questions. Houston County Master Gardeners have designed a program that will provide you with answers.
Crape myrtles are true treasures in Georgia. They bloom all summer, their peeling bark is attractive, their fall color is stunning and they are tough enough to thrive almost anywhere they can get enough sun. And, they come in sizes to fit almost any spot in the landscape.
Shasta daisies, lilies, cornflowers, cosmos, geraniums and petunias are among the beauties blooming now. View the best summer has to offer at the University of Georgia Trial Gardens open house June 25 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.