Pine bark beetles troubling pine trees
By Tim Daly
Gwinnett County Extension Agent

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.

Autumn is the time to divide perennial plants
By Tim Daly
Gwinnett County Extension Agent

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.

The beauty of roses is worth the challenge of growing them
By Tim Daly
Gwinnett County Extension Agent

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. 

Several trees and shrubs have attractive bark
By Tim Daly
Gwinnett County Extension Agent

Since we are in the dead of winter, all of the deciduous and shrubs trees have shed their leaves. However, many of these trees, as well as some evergreens, have attractive bark features that provide interest to the landscape in all seasons.