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  • Pest Management Field Day link University of Georgia blueberry research will be on display at a field day in Alma next week By Cristina deRevere | Published: 2/15/2018
  • Flower Gardens link Growing cut flowers at home is possible with the right knowledge. By Cristina deRevere, Paul A. Thomas | Published: 2/15/2018
  • Seed Shopping link Add some unique vegetables to your spring garden by ordering through a seed catalog. By Cristina deRevere, Paul A. Thomas, Alicia Holloway | Published: 2/15/2018
  • Cowpea Curculio link UGA entomologist David Riley compares cowpea curculio's effect on peas to the boll weevil's impact on cotton. By Cristina deRevere, Paul A. Thomas, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan | Published: 2/9/2018
  • Cool, dry January link Despite some soggy rain and snow storms, much of the state received less precipitation than normal last month. By Cristina deRevere, Paul A. Thomas, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Pam Knox | Published: 2/8/2018
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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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