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  • Golden Berry link Berries come in yellow, too, thanks to native hollies like possumhaw and winterberry. By Norman Winter | Published: 12/7/2017
  • PlantTape Technology link All parts of onion production are being evaluated, including fertilizer and herbicide applications. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 12/5/2017
  • Roadside Show link GDOT flower plantings make roadsides beautiful and can grow in home gardens, too. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter | Published: 11/29/2017
  • Peach Crop link Georgia's peach crop requires a number of chill hours to produce each year. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 11/27/2017
  • Decorating with Plants link Decorating with live plants can help create a verdant feeling this holiday. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Sage Barnard | Published: 11/24/2017
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Lawn & Garden Publications
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • Key to Diseases of Oaks in the Landscape (B 1286) This publication contains a guide to diseases of oak trees in the landscape.
  • Millipedes and Centipedes (B 1088) Millipedes and centipedes do not carry diseases that affect people, animals or plants. Millipedes do occasionally damage seedlings by feeding on stems and leaves, and may enter homes in large numbers during periods of migration and become a considerable nuisance. They do not cause damage inside the home, although they may leave a stain if they are crushed. Centipedes, which have poison glands and can bite, pose an occasional threat to humans.
  • Landscape Plants for Georgia (B 625) This publication includes a list of good plants for Georgia organized into various sizes and groups. The design qualities of plants—their form, size, color and texture—are emphasized according to the principles and requirements of good landscape design and plant maintenance. Hardiness and disease and insect resistant qualities are also considered.
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