This Weekend Is The Big Sale 17 Oct 0
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This Weekend Is The Big Sale

That is right. I always say the fall tree and shrub planting season starts with the annual Birmingham Botanical Gardens fall plant sale. The rain in the past couple of days and cooler temperatures are a perfect combination for signaling the start of planting perennials, trees and shrubs. Also, it…

Along Came the Spiders… 08 Oct 0 Alabama Extension Q&A

Along Came the Spiders…

Several gardeners have commented on what seems to be very healthy spider populations this fall. Is it weather patterns? Abundant food sources? They really like ‘hanging out’ around our houses, creating those ‘I didn’t see that web!’ moments? As gardeners, we know the vast majority of spiders are categorized as…

Lawn Care Now 29 Aug 0
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Lawn Care Now

Let’s face it, most of our lawns are neglected this time of the year except for watering when they need it. But, if you have not fertilized your Bermuda or zoysia lawn with a good lawn fertilizer this summer, do so now. While name brands can be expensive, those with…