Here is the 32nd annual spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, with 26 features written by 14 CAES faculty members and graduate and undergraduate students to provide timely, valuable gardening information." /> Here is the 32nd annual spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, with 26 features written by 14 CAES faculty members and graduate and undergraduate students to provide timely, valuable gardening information." /> CAES NEWSWIRE | 2007 Garden Packet Skip to Main Menu Skip to Content

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2007 edition of annual UGA Garden Packet released

Volume XXXII
Number 1
Page i

Here is the 32nd annual spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Written by 14 CAES faculty members and graduate and undergraduate students, these 26 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 2007 Garden Packet stories are:
1 Organic garden? Take balanced approach Kristen Plank
2 Beginner's guide to vegetable garden Jamie Hamblin
3 Avoid feast for insects in garden Stephanie Schupska
4 Five quick steps to controlling insects in garden Schupska
5 Southern peas: longtime tradition in South George Boyhan
6 Pick a peck of pickles from garden this year Dan Rahn
7 Great gardens can come in small spaces Terry Kelley
8 Prevention key to garden disease control Brad Haire
9 Start trellising when plants start growing Kelley
10 Soil testing can prevent garden problems Kelley
11 Gardeners' needs set insect-control choices Alton Sparks
12 Home pecans as much an art as a science Lenny Wells
13 Backyard berries easier to grow than you think Schupska
14 Keep your garden 'contained' and versatile Plank
15 With care, orchids provide years of beauty Hamblin
16 Elephant ears add tropical appeal to yard Bodie Pennisi
17 Thorny pyracanthas ablaze with berries in winter Rahn
18 Georgia Gold Medal plants winners in landscape Rahn
19 Swamp hibiscus a winner around water garden Pennisi
20 Striking flowers make Firespike landscape winner Pennisi
21 Madison takes Confederate jasmine north Gary Wade
22 Yellow azalea: 'Admiral Semmes' clearly a winner Wade
23 Fast-growing, pest-free Green Giant draws acclaim Wade
24 Protect pantry from Indian meal moths Aubree Roche
25 Laying dormant sod is risky business Sharon Omahen
26 New 'Gardening in Georgia' shows on GPB Faith Peppers
Here are all of the annual UGA garden packet articles for the past six 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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