Georgia Gold Medal winners are a worthy addition to your home landscape. The plants are attractive, easy to maintain and thrive in our climate.
Several hundred residents learned about organic gardening, food preparation and holistic medicines on Sunday at the third annual Grow Your Own: The Real Local Food Festival at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center
Resist the temptation to put out plants that are not tolerant to below freezing temperatures now. In a few weeks, the risk of a freeze will be gone, and the planting can begin.
Even though flowering cherries are attractive when they bloom in the spring, they are not well adapted to our area. Consider using alternative flowering trees that produce abundant blooms and are better suited to our climate.
Japanese maples, if given proper care, are definitely an asset to any landscape. Their grace and beauty will be aesthetically pleasing throughout the year. They are worth the investment.
At Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful, we strive to educate, advocate and inspire our neighbors to pursue green living through a combination of reducing, reusing and recycling; preventing litter and graffiti; beautifying our community; and more. Of course, one of the ultimate methods for supporting sustainability within the Gwinnett County community is to Grow Green. Here are a number of ways that you can begin growing a few shades greener this year:
Throughout the growing season, weeds frequently trouble area lawns. The application of pre-emergent herbicides (weed killers) to prevent weed seeds from emerging is one of the best ways to control weeds in lawns.
Pruning plays an important role in the development and maintenance of woody plants, and it will keep a plant at a chosen size, shape, and density. Having a basic understanding of pruning and the response of plants to it, you can achieve the results you desire.
Peachtree Corners’ annual Yard and Garden Expo will be held Monday.
Featuring the latest products and services for home remodeling, interior decorating, landscaping and outdoor living, the 17th annual North Atlanta Home Show continued this weekend at the Gwinnett Center.
Native azaleas are a worthy addition to the garden. When planted and maintained correctly, they will resist pests and bring beauty to the garden.
Soil test results provide information on the nutrient status of your soil. This will help determine the amount and type of fertilizer as well as material to change the pH required to have healthy and attractive garden plants.
Crape myrtles are a positive addition to the home landscape. They will be healthier and produce an abundance of colorful blossoms throughout the summer if properly pruned.
By carefully choosing and placing plant material around septic drain fields, you can have an attractive landscape that is beneficial to the system. Most importantly, this can reduce the chances of costly septic line repairs.
If given the proper care, these fruit trees can produce abundantly. When choosing fruit trees take their maintenance requirements into consideration and provide the appropriate growing conditions to ensure fresh fruit for your dinner table.