Ferns thrive in the shade

Ferns are one of the more interesting but underutilized garden plants. They tolerate temperature extremes, require minimal maintenance, have few pest problems, and many are native to Georgia.

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Tim Daly

Fall and winter are the best times of the year to install new plant material. Though the weather is cold, the roots continue to grow.

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Throughout the county, I have observed pine trees that are turning brown and dying. Additionally, the Extension office has received numerous phone calls from residents concerned about pine trees on their property.

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Herbaceous perennial plants are advantageous since they come back every year unlike annual, which grow for only one season. They are easy to plant, require minimal maintenance, and provide beauty year-after-year.

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Roses require full sunlight in your garden

One of the most popular and well known flowering plants are the roses that brighten the landscape with their beauty. Over 1,600 cultivated varieties exist that come in many colors, shapes and sizes with new ones being introduced every year with improved flower color, fragrance, and adaptability. 

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The soil is the most important component of plant growth.

The soil is the most important component of plant growth. It supplies the plant with water and nutrients in addition to anchoring it in place.

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