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Althea blooms in the University of Georgia Research and Education Garden in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Landscape color class
Commercial landscapers, and novices, too, will learn how to add color to landscapes at the All About Color workshop set for Friday, Nov. 11 on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga.
From bids to equipment
A workshop for professional landscapers is set for Oct. 21 on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga.
Close up image of large patch disease on zoysiagrass CAES News
Fall turf diseases
September 23 is the first day of fall, heralding in cooler temperatures that slow the growth of the grass and prepares it to go dormant for the winter. It is also a favorable time for turf diseases to develop. If you had problems with large patch or take-all patch in the spring, you will likely deal with them again in the fall.
Turf and rotten fruit are their favorites
Lately I’ve received several calls about green colored beetles appearing on the fruit and foliage of trees in many people’s home landscapes. More often than not, the culprit is the green June beetle.
Southern Mole Cricket CAES News
Tiny turfgrass tunnelers
Adult mole crickets spend winter underground. When temperatures warm, they emerge, feed and mate. Their flights begin in March and continue through June when their numbers, and damage, in an area can increase quickly.
Freshly ground woodchips CAES News
Successful landscaping
Think like a plant. Would you like your feet strapped to a cage, your arms amputated, be buried alive in compost, smothered in mulch or drowned? To avoid some tree, shrub, flower and lawn problems, remember this Top 10 list:
A family of armadillos huddles near the entrance of a burrow. CAES News
Armadillo damage
Is your landscape being damaged during the night by an armadillo? Armadillos damage lawns by burrowing and digging in search of food. It is amazing how much destruction just one armadillo can do in just one night.
UGA experts to train landscape pros
A University of Georgia workshop - Between the Flowers and the Gardeners - set for June 15 in Athens, Ga., will help professional landscapers better serve home gardeners. It will be held from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Athens Trial Gardens on the UGA campus.
"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.
A push lawn mower CAES News
Schedule lawn care
Every year, local county Extension offices receive hundreds of phone calls from homeowners with questions about when to do this or that to their lawns. When do I fertilize? When do I plant grass seed? When do I core aerate? When do I apply pre-emergent herbicides?