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    • Landscape design: choosing a landscape professional 

      Berle, David Christian (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      The landscape is a very important aspect of a home. Having a beautiful, creative and functional landscape requires some understanding of design principles, plant materials and outdoor structural elements. A landscape ...
    • Landscape design: drawing a landscape plan: site analysis 

      Berle, David Christian (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      Designing a beautiful landscape for the home can be a very enjoyable and self-satisfying experience. With a little homework, a landscape plan is within reach of most homeowners. Before great ideas can become a plan, you ...
    • Landscape design: drawing a landscape plan: the base map 

      Berle, David Christian (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      Preparing a landscape plan can be an enjoyable and satisfying experience with a little homework and some simple guidelines. Though helpful, a landscape base map can be drawn without a computer, special software or even ...
    • Landscape design: working with a garden designer 

      Berle, David Christian (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      Designing a landscape is much like designing the interior of a house. Colors, patterns, and textures must be arranged in a manner that is functional and suits the taste of the owner. The one major difference with landscape ...
    • Landscape plants for Georgia 

      Midcap, James T.; Weatherly, Neal, Jr.; Chappell, Matthew (University of Georgia, 2010-02-28)
      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 ...
    • Liriope culture in Georgia 

      Midcap, James T.; Clay, Henry (University of Georgia, 2009-04-29)
      Lirope, often called border grass, is one of the most useful and versatile ground cover and border plants that can be grown in Georgia. Several species and cultivars that grow well throughout the state are listed here, ...
    • Managing a water-wise landscape 

      Westerfield, Robert R.; Wade, Gary L. (University of Georgia, 2009-09-14)
      Water-wise landscapes not only save water, they save time by requiring less routine care than most traditional landscapes. This publication offers guidelines to help you achieve these goals and conserve water when managing ...
    • Managing organic refuse: options for Green Industry professionals 

      Wade, Gary L. (University of Georgia, 2009-12-16)
      This publication explains some of the options available to Green Industry professionals for dealing with these organic materials.
    • Minor fruits and nuts in Georgia 

      Krewer, Gerard W.; Crocker, Thomas F.; Bertrand, Paul F.; Horton, Dan L. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-24)
      Many types of fruits and nuts can be grown in Georgia due to our mild climate. This publication provides an outline of the culture and management of the exotic and uncommon fruits and nuts that can be grown in Georgia.
    • Mouse ear of pecan 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard (University of Georgia, 2009-05-05)
      Mouse ear of pecan is a growth abnormality resulting from a deficiency of nickel in the pecan tree. Only recently, the discovery was made that mouse ear indicates a severe nickel deficiency. The disorder occurs most ...
    • Mulching vegetables 

      Westerfield, Robert R. (University of Georgia, 2010-02-24)
      Mulch should be easily obtained, inexpensive and simple to apply, although availability and cost vary from region to region. You can usually find mulching materials in your own yard, at garden centers or from tree-service ...
    • Native plants for Georgia part I: trees, shrubs and woody vines 

      Wade, Gary L.; Nash, Elaine; McDowell, Ed; Beckham, Brenda; Crisafulli, Sharlys (University of Georgia, 2008-08-11)
      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 ...
    • Native plants for Georgia part II: ferns 

      Wade, Gary L.; Nash, Elaine; McDowell, Ed; Goforth, Tom; Beckham, Brenda; Crisafulli, Sharlys (University of Georgia, 2009-09-14)
      There are about 12,000 species of ferns in the world today. Most are found in the tropics. Currently, Georgia is home to 36 genera, 119 species and 12 hybrid ferns. The list is constantly expanding as new plants are found. ...
    • New trial tropical container gardens 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-12-15)
      With increased urbanization, container gardens continue to enjoy popularity and brighten up patios and balconies. For many reasons, tropical plants have become a staple in container gardens traditionally filled with ...
    • Nutritional, environmental, and cultural disorders of pecan 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard (University of Georgia, 2010-09-17)
      Although many problems regarding pecan production result from pest or disease pressure, the crop may also be adversely affected by nutritional imbalances, nutrient deficiencies, or environmentally induced disorders. These ...
    • Okra: commercial vegetable production 

      Colditz, Paul; Granberry, Darbie M.; Vavrina, Charles (University of Georgia, 2009-02-24)
      Okra is grown in every county in Georgia. Okra can be a profitable crop when recommended production practices are followed.
    • Onion production guide 

      ; Harrison, Kerry A.; Sumner, Paul E.; Langston, David B.; Sparks, Alton N.; Riley, David G.; Culpepper, Stanley; Hurst, William C.; Fonsah, Esendugue Greg (University of Georgia, 2008-03-13)
      This publication represents the latest information available on the production of short-day onions in South Georgia.
    • Organic Vidalia onion production 

      Boyhan, George E. (University of Georgia, 2010-03-18)
      This publication discusses organic Vidalia onion production in Georgia, from site selection and harvesting to certification.
    • Pampas grass 

      Wade, Gary L. (University of Georgia, 2009-12-16)
      Pampas grass, Cortaderia selloana, is a large perennial grass native to Brazil, Argentina and Chile. Mature plants can reach 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide. In late summer, silvery-white plumes rise several feet above the ...
    • Peach orchard establishment and young tree care 

      Taylor, Kathryn C. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      Essential to successful peach tree culture is selection of a location that provides adequate sunlight, cold air drainage and water drainage.