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Edible Landscaping | Georgia FACES | UGA

This article suggests several simple ideas to incorporate edible plants into your landscape. Blueberry plants are a perfect addition to home landscapes because they provide foliage and edible fruit. Unlike many blueberry plants, the Blue Suede variety (shown) holds on to its foilage throughout the year. It is brightly colored…
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Ouch! What are these stickers in my yard?

The stickers you find on little weeds growing in your yard in April or May is typically from a plant commonly called lawn burweed a.k.a. spurweed, stickerweed, sanbur and sandspur. The weed germinates in the early fall months as temperatures cool and remains small or inconspicuous during the cold winter…
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Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast

Written by Susan Varlamoff This newly released gardening book, vividly illustrated, offers simple techniques to help conserve water, reduce pollutants and mitigate climate change while increasing biodiversity and attracting pollinators and wildlife. It is based on the best research of southern land grant universities and including many University of Georgia experts. For…
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