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Crape Murder?

Since living in Atlanta, I have had my share of the builder’s choice of fast growing trees known as Crape Myrtle. They look fabulous in late Spring and into Summer and come in many shades of color. However, what is the correct way to care for this tree? Don’t get caught in the Crape Murder cycle Fine Gardening offers lots…

¡HOLA! Mexican Sunflowers North of the Border

by Teresa Stoker Tithonia Mexican Sunflowers Many summer flowers are beginning to fade as we reach September and October, yet the Tithonia Mexican Sunflower is stunning from mid-summer until frost.  Like the sunflowers we are most familiar with, this one grows between five and six feet in height.  There are also varieties that are shorter. The major difference is the…

Winter beds alive and growing

Members from the club have had the exciting opportunity to plant in dedicated raised beds at the Discovery Garden Park this season. Witness the progress already made in just a few weeks. First plantings went in October 14th and included Osaka Mixed Ornamental Cabbage, Rainbow Swiss Chard,  Chives, Lettuce ‘Sandy’ Oakleaf type, Lemongrass, Cilantro, Emperor Red Lake, Pac Choi, Goji Berry…

Master Gardener Conferences

Check out Georgia Master Gardener upcoming conferences. To receive the GMGA Conference Early Bird Registration rate – Register by  Friday, September 1st. PLUS   Four Friday afternoon workshops open to non-conference participants. Check out upcoming conferences and speaker details here.