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    • 2006 Georgia Gold Medal winners 

      Wade, Gary L.; Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-10-01)
      Each year a group of Green Industry Professionals from throughout Georgia gather to select a slate of outstanding ornamental plants in five categories: annual flower, herbaceous perennial, vine, shrub and tree. Only one ...
    • Commercial production of English ivy (Hedera helix L.) 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova; Oetting, Ronald D.; Stegelin, Forrest Eugene; Thomas, Paul A.; Williams-Woodward, Jean (University of Georgia, 2009-09-14)
      Disclaimer: The Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council lists Hedera helix, English Ivy, as a Category I invasive plant. While it does not recommend English Ivy uses in the landscape, this publication provides information for ...
    • Controlling growth in five species of herbaceous foliage plants 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2008-02-08)
      Plant growth retardants (PGRs) are commonly used in greenhouse production to obtain full and compact plants that are visually desirable to the consumer, as well as easier and less expensive to ship.
    • Conversion tables, formulas and suggested guidelines for horticultural use 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova; Wade, Gary L.; Garber, Melvin P.; Thomas, Paul A.; Midcap, James T. (University of Georgia, 2009-04-29)
      Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often ...
    • Daylily culture 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-02-24)
      Daylilies are one of the best perennials that can be selected for Georgia gardens. They are easy to grow, provide blooms over a fairly lengthy period, and contribute both line and color in the landscape.
    • Diagnostics system for crop history and disorders in greenhouses and nurseries 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova; Thomas, Paul A. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      This diagnostic system is designed as a tool to assist growers, Extension specialists and county agents to diagnose problems with ornamental crops. The document consists of six major sections and five appendices. Each ...
    • Digital photography for horticulture professionals, part 1: general photography 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova; Thomas, Paul A. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      This publication series is designed to help you learn the basics of how to compose photos, overcome locations with less than optimal light conditions, and become acquainted with the terminology used in digital photography. ...
    • Digital photography for horticulture professionals, part 2: digital terminology and essential elements of photo-editing 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      In Part I of this publication series, we discussed the basics of taking quality digital images from a photography standpoint, or the image capture. Now we will turn our attention to the terms used in digital imagery. Digital ...
    • Digital photography for horticulture professionals, part 3: digital image applications in crop diagnostics 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova; Thomas, Paul A. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      Digital photography can be readily applied in crop diagnostics. In documenting crop damages for example, growers may need to take a series of pictures to better illustrate the specific problem and provide sufficient ...
    • Essential pH management in greenhouse crops - part 1: pH and plant nutrition 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova; Thomas, Paul A. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      Your goal as a greenhouse grower is to maintain a stable pH over the life of the crop. This is not an easy task since many factors can affect pH in the growing substrate. The pH can go up or down within several weeks of ...
    • Flowering bulbs for Georgia gardens 

      Thomas, Paul A.; Wade, Gary L.; Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-10-27)
      A wide variety of bulbs grow well in Georgia. Most are grown for their flowers and some for their foliage. They are grown as pot plants, in shrub borders, naturalistic plantings and in mass displays. Bulbs offer a certain ...
    • Foliage products: an opportunity for the Georgia ornamental industry 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova; Thomas, Paul A.; Stegelin, Forrest Eugene (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      The majority of the plants used for interior decoration are considered “foliage plants” because of the highly decorative value of their leaves. Most of them originated in tropical and subtropical areas of the world and are ...
    • Gardening in containers 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      Gardening in containers has expanded the horizons of gardening for homeowners. Planting in containers provides a contemporary aspect to gardening for apartment and condominium dwellers. Using unusual plants in unusual pots ...
    • Gardening in containers using tropical plants 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2008-02-03)
      Container gardening has enjoyed an increased popularity in the last decade. With increased urbanization, container gardens have come to the rescue to brighten up patios and balconies. This publication is intended to provide ...
    • Georgia Gold Medal winners 2009 

      Wade, Gary L.; Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-03-11)
      Each year, a group of Green Industry and academic professionals from Georgia convene to select outstanding ornamental plants in five categories: annual flower, herbaceous perennial, vine, shrub and tree.
    • Georgia Gold Medal winners 2010 

      Wade, Gary L.; Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova; Chappell, Matthew (University of Georgia, 2010-02-24)
      Each year, outstanding ornamental plants are chosen by an elite group of industry and academic professionals. The Georgia Gold Medal Award is given to only one plant in each of five categories: annual flower, herbaceous ...
    • Growing indoor plants with success 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-10-13)
      Interior plants are an ideal way to create attractive and restful settings while enhancing our sense of well being. In addition, houseplants can be a satisfying hobby and can help purify the air in our homes. To be a ...
    • A guide for commercial production of vinca 

      Thomas, Paul A.; Williams-Woodward, Jean; Stegelin, Forrest Eugene; Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-02-24)
      Vinca is a specialty ornamental crop with very distinct requirements. This bulletin will address those requirements and cover a typical production schedule and crop budget.
    • Irrigation and technology assessment 

      Thomas, Paul A.; Seymour, Rose Mary; Stegelin, Forrest Eugene; Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      The Greenhouse*A*Syst series of publications is a confidential self-assessment program you can use to evaluate your greenhouse business for risks associated with water management issues. Armed with facts and figures, you ...
    • 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 ...