Using proper cultural practices and planting disease resistant varieties will produce healthy, tasty tomatoes in the garden throughout the growing season. They are often the most prized vegetable; no garden would be complete without them.
If you are willing to make the investment and provide the appropriate care, consider growing Zoysia. It will thrive and beautify the home landscape. With Zoysia, your lawn can be the envy of the neighborhood.
Heirloom plants are definitely worth planting. If properly stored, their seeds can provide vegetables with the same desirable traits year after year.
Although carpenter bees can be pestiferous, by taking a few simple steps, their damage can be reduced.
Even with have limited space, growing vegetables in containers can be quite rewarding. If given proper care, they will provide a bountiful harvest.
Dogwoods are a delightful addition to the landscape. Under the right growing conditions, they will thrive and produce attractive blooms in the spring.
Gwinnett Technical College's Horticulture program is hosting its annual spring plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday the institution's greenhouse.
Georgia Gold Medal winners are a worthy addition to your home landscape.
The 2013 Tour of Gardens, put on by the Gwinnett County Master Gardener Association, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18 and will tour various gardens in the Gwinnett area. The tour costs $15 before May 10 and $20 after. The association is a non-profit
Remember, actions taken during the period when the grass comes out of winter dormancy will influence how well the lawn performs during the spring and summer months. With a little planning along with proper cultural practices, your warm season lawn can be healthy, attractive, and the envy of your neighborhood.
Moss can be eliminated by the application of chemicals labeled for controlling it. As the moss begins to die, it will turn an orange-brown color. After dying, remove by the dead moss by raking. Though moss can be controlled by chemical or mechanical means, it will return if the cultural conditions that favor the growth of healthy grass are not implemented.
The most important aspect of applying any pesticide is to follow all label directions and safety precautions. Thoroughly read and understand the product label before you select, purchase, and apply it.
Topping robs the tree of its natural form, shape, and beauty. Proper pruning practices enhance the visual aspects of the tree and stimulate good tree health.
Selma Paul returns to Norcross for the third annual antiques appraisal event.
The choice of a landscape contractor or lawn care service will depend on many aspects. You should consult with several firms before making a final decision, and do not allow the price alone to determine to influence your final choice. Remember, your home landscape is long term investment.