Here is the 31st annual spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, with 29 features written by 16 CAES faculty members and graduate students to provide timely, valuable gardening information." /> Here is the 31st annual spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, with 29 features written by 16 CAES faculty members and graduate students to provide timely, valuable gardening information." /> CAES NEWSWIRE | 2006 Garden Packet Skip to Main Menu Skip to Content

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2006 edition of annual UGA Garden Packet released

Volume XXXI
Number 1
Page i

Here is the 31st annual spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Written by 16 CAES faculty members and graduate students, these 29 features are provided to help you give your readers the timely, valuable gardening information they want. Your UGA Cooperative Extension county agent (just call 1-800-ASK-UGA1) can help you localize these features. The stories are available on the Georgia FACES Web site at georgiafaces.com.

The 2006 Garden Packet stories are:
1 Add magic of homegrown herbs to garden Bob Westerfield
2 Don't let bitter cucumbers ruin garden harvest Westerfield
3 TSWV-resistant plants may aid gardeners Terry Kelley
4 Transplants give you early start in summer garden Kelley
5 Plant a little garden variety for your salad Kelley
6 Pollination critical in vegetable gardens George Boyhan
7 Fight harvest-robbing diseases in garden Brad Haire
8 How to control garden bugs is up to you Alton Sparks
9 Technique makes peaches bigger, sweeter Kathy Taylor
10 Don't let fear cause 'killer' bee mistakes Keith Delaplane
11 Enjoy your food, give honeybees respect Amanda Ellis
12 Compost pile can attract stable flies Nancy Hinkle
13 Golden garden spiders trap insects Hinkle, Aubree Roche
14 Shovel-headed garden worms harmless oddities Hinkle
15 Houseflies present never-ending control challenge Hinkle
16 House centipede are allies in home pest control Hinkle
17 Georgia Gold Medals give quality plants leg up Dan Rahn
18 Cuphea annual plants provide nonstop color Gary Wade
19 Georgia Gold Medal winner offers warm 'snowballs' Wade
20 Wisteria? A Gold Medal winner? Get serious Wade
21 Award-winning groundcover offers true-blue flowers Wade
22 Overcup oak a 'bulletproof' Gold Medal winner Wade
23 'Angel trumpets' signaling soaring popularity Paul Thomas
24 'Angel trumpets' easy to propagate Thomas
25 Control weeds to protect beauty of irises Mark Czarnota
26 Go creative with yard art, theme gardens Sharon Omahen
27 Look out for alien invaders in Georgia woodlands Wade
28 Keep poison ivy out of landscape Czarnota, Tim Murphy
29 Spring landscape chores, beautiful summer Westerfield

Here are all of the annual UGA garden packet articles for the past five years:

(Dan Rahn is the principal editor of the annual garden packet and a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)

(Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)

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