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Endless summer hydrangea CAES News
Blue, pink or lavender?
Color variation in hydrangeas is due to the presence or absence of aluminum compounds in the flowers. If aluminum is present, the color is blue. If it is present in small quantities, the color is variable between pink and blue. If aluminum is absent, the flowers are pink.
A crowd browses the Trial Gardens at UGA at an industry open house earlier this summer. The gardens are expected to be in full bloom for the public open house on July 9. CAES News
Trial gardens
Over the last three decades, the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia have introduced home gardeners and landscape designers to thousands of new plant varieties.
Azalea pruning
If you love azaleas, you probably wish yours were as beautiful as those seen behind the professional golfers at the Masters Tournament. With proper pruning, you too can grow compact, healthy and attractive azaleas that flower abundantly.
A begonia blooms in the University of Georgia Research and Education Garden in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Plant propagation
A plant propagation and hobby greenhouses hands-on workshop will be held April 25 on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga.
Orange Azalea blooming at the State Botanical Gardens in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Azalea care
Azaleas in full bloom are a sign that spring has sprung in the South. Georgia’s unpredictable weather has blooms on the Southern favorite popping out early. To keep azaleas at their best, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension specialists offer a few maintenance tips.
A redbud tree (cercis spp.) blooms during springtime on the UGA Griffin Campus CAES News
Planting new additions
If you are planning to add to new plant material to your landscape, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension specialists recommend keeping a few things in mind before you dig your first shovel-full of dirt.
Pampas grass with red/purple plumes CAES News
Pampas plumes
Pampas grass can be a very attractive and functional plant when used correctly in landscapes. Because it grows rapidly into a massive plant, pampas grass is an excellent screening plant for sunny locations. It can also be used as a specimen plant in isolated locations in large lawns.
Fall is not the best time to prune most trees and shrubs. It is best to wait until late winter, around February or early March. CAES News
Postpone pruning
As the days get shorter and plants go dormant for winter, many homeowners become anxious to prune their landscapes. For most trees and shrubs, pruning in the fall isn’t the best time.
"Your Southern Garden" host Walter Reeves. CAES News
Your Southern Garden
Learn about pruning trees and azaleas, and all about honeybees on "Your Southern Garden" with Walter Reeves April 16 at noon and 6:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting.
The fringetree has been a garden favorite and heritage plant in Georgia for many years. CAES News
2011 Gold Medal plant winners
From a black-eyed beauty to a fringe-covered tree, this year’s Georgia Gold Medal plant winners are earning their gold with color, deer tolerance and adaptability to poor soils.