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Winter injury on boxwood turns leaves a brownish-red or bronze color. If your boxwood has winter injury, the leaves should be green by the summer. CAES News
Boxwood blues
If the leaves of the boxwoods in your landscape are turning reddish-brown, your plant is likely suffering from winter injury.
Ilex vomitoria, commonly known as Yaupon or Yaupon Holly, is a species of holly that is native to southeastern North America. CAES News
Wet roots
Excessively moist soil is not uncommon in both home and public landscapes. Many shrubs and ornamentals grow poorly and eventually die in these planting sites. Planting a plant that is tolerate to wet and poorly drained soils is the best solution.
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EDGE Expo
The Urban Ag Council of Georgia will host its annual Edge Expo for landscape professionals on Dec. 5-6 at the Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center in Duluth, Ga.
Leyland cypress trees grow as a property border in a lawn in Butts Co., Ga. CAES News
Hedgerow
Hedges are a common feature in many Georgia landscapes. They are used to define property lines, provide privacy or block the view of an unpleasing object.
A 10-by-14 structural frame greenhouse built with treated wood and commercial-grade plastic. CAES News
Hobby greenhouses
With a little effort and forethought, the dream of owning a hobby greenhouse can become reality.
A European Pepper Moth found in Tifton, Ga. in October 2011. CAES News
New invasive species spotted in 2011
A new insect thought to threaten Georgia's pepper production at the moment poses a greater danger to lantana - a popular landscape plant.
Advancing Georgia's Leaders in Agriculture CAES News
Advancing Georgia's Leaders in Agriculture
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is now accepting applications for the inaugural class of the Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture program.
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AHS recognizes Armitage
The American Horticultural Society has awarded University of Georgia horticulturalist Allan Armitage with the society’s most-prestigious honor, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Award.
University of Georgia horticulture professor John Ruter has been awarded the Allan M. Armitage Endowed Professorship for Herbaceous Plant Instruction and Introduction. CAES News
Armitage professorship
When University of Georgia horticulture professor Allan Armitage retired in November 2010, he left big shoes to fill. Earlier this month, John Ruter was tapped to continue Armitage’s work as part of the Allan M. Armitage Endowed Professorship for Herbaceous Plant Instruction and Introduction.
In the spring, crape myrtles add color with flowers. In the fall, they add color with brightly colored leaves. CAES News
Size matters when selecting crape myrtles
Like people, crape myrtles come in all shapes and sizes. And thanks to horticulture breeding programs, today there are crape myrtles to fit any landscape space.