Newspapers are filled with holiday ads. Wrapping paper and decorations line department store shelves. The holiday will soon be here. If your gift-giving list includes a gardener, take some advice from a few of Georgia’s most experienced gardeners.
Fertilize grasses now for a lush, green lawn next spring neighbors will envy. I know what you’re thinking: “Why should I fertilize my lawn in the fall before dormancy?” You’re probably hoping it will quit growing soon so you don’t have to mow any more.
Almost every year in late summer, caterpillars invade turfgrass across Georgia. Damage to established turf is mostly aesthetic, but newly planted sod or sprigged areas can be severely damaged or even killed.