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It’s spring, finally! I know our winter wasn’t terrible this year, but I always look forward to spring. That is such an exciting time of the year, all of our plants are greening up and the early blooming trees, shrubs, and bulbs are beginning to show us their beauty for the year. 545 more words

Plant Management


Today Garrison Keillor’s “Writers Almanac” opens with an unapologetically romantic poem for spring by A. E. Housman:

“Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
Is hung with bloom along the bough, 120 more words

Natural History

Happy Spring!

It is officially spring now. Even if it is just fifty-three degrees and cloudy outside, the calendar says that it’s spring, so maybe the weather will live up to that now. 234 more words

Farm Life

Henbit is a weed. So?

I first saw Henbit (Lamium amplexicaule) on a visit to Powell Gardens.  I thought it was gorgeous.  I still think so.  Then I started to see it everywhere, in every field.  173 more words

Mid-winter weed IPM

From the Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture

by Greg Huber, University of Georgia

Weeds can be a major pest of lawns and recreation fields, competing for resources and sunlight while detracting from their natural beauty. 435 more words


Question of the Week: Henbit

Last week the question was:  Here is another winter weed, this time growing out of a crack in a brick wall four feet off the ground.   92 more words

Question Of The Week

Is it Too Late to Kill Lawn Weeds?

As long as your daily temps are reaching a high of 50 degrees or more the day you spray, you can kill pesky perennial weeds like Dandelion, Clover and Ground Ivy (Creeping Charlie), as well as annual weeds like Chickweed and Henbit. 156 more words