48B5 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 0027 Add magic of homegrown herbs to garden 0020 Bob Westerfield
2 002F Don't let bitter cucumbers ruin garden harvest 001E Westerfield
3 0028 TSWV-resistant plants may aid gardeners 001D Terry Kelley
4 0032 Transplants give you early start in summer garden 0017 Kelley
5 002D Plant a little garden variety for your salad 0017 Kelley
6 002A Pollination critical in vegetable gardens 001E George Boyhan
7 0029 Fight harvest-robbing diseases in garden 001C Brad Haire
8 0028 How to control garden bugs is up to you 001E Alton Sparks
9 0028 Technique makes peaches bigger, sweeter 001D Kathy Taylor
10 002B Don't let fear cause 'killer' bee mistakes 0022 Keith Delaplane
11 0028 Enjoy your food, give honeybees respect 001D Amanda Ellis
12 0026 Compost pile can attract stable flies 001D Nancy Hinkle
13 0023 Golden garden spiders trap insects 0025 Hinkle, Aubree Roche
14 002D Shovel-headed garden worms harmless oddities 0017 Hinkle
15 0032 Houseflies present never-ending control challenge 0017 Hinkle
16 0030 House centipede are allies in home pest control 0017 Hinkle
17 002F Georgia Gold Medals give quality plants leg up 0019 Dan Rahn
18 002B Cuphea annual plants provide nonstop color 001A Gary Wade
19 0032 Georgia Gold Medal winner offers warm 'snowballs' 0015 Wade
20 002B Wisteria? A Gold Medal winner? Get serious 0015 Wade
21 0033 Award-winning groundcover offers true-blue flowers 0015 Wade
22 002E Overcup oak a 'bulletproof' Gold Medal winner 0015 Wade
23 002E 'Angel trumpets' signaling soaring popularity 001C Paul Thomas
24 0023 'Angel trumpets' easy to propagate 0017 Thomas
25 002A Control weeds to protect beauty of irises 001E Mark Czarnota
26 0029 Go creative with yard art, theme gardens 0020 Sharon Omahen
27 0031 Look out for alien invaders in Georgia woodlands 0015 Wade
28 0021 Keep poison ivy out of landscape 0025 Czarnota, Tim Murphy
29 002A Spring landscape chores, beautiful summer 007C Westerfield

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

  • 001B 2006 Garden Packet Articles 0009
  • 001B 2005 Garden Packet Articles 0009
  • 001B 2004 Garden Packet Articles 000B
  • 001C 2003 Garden Packet Articles 000B
  • 001C 2002 Garden Packet Articles 260C
(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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