GEORGIA ARTICLE ARCHIVE

Below you will find our growing collection of Georgia-specific articles. Enjoy!

DUTCH IRIS

Story and Photos by Norman Winter I have heard some suggest that Dutch iris is a short-lived perennial, but those growing at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, such as the variety ‘Romano’ have been returning since the late 1990s. I’ve led a life comparable to a house flipper, so my knowledge regarding the longevity of …

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BRAD FORESYTHE

The experience of bonsai Story and Photos by Carolyn Tomlin As a teenager, Brad Foresythe was looking at a gardening book about Japanese gardens, when he noticed a one-page description of bonsai. Intrigued, he discovered more material in the World Book Encyclopedia. However, neither article explained how they were created or maintained. Spellbound by this …

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HEAT IT UP!

Make your summer even hotter with hot peppers Story and Photos by Bob Westerfield When it comes to the summer garden, peppers are certainly a favorite. They are almost as ubiquitous as tomatoes and I would venture to say there are an equal number of available varieties in an abundance of shapes, sizes, and colors. …

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THE CHERRY ON TOP

Growing cherry tomatoes in your Georgia garden Story and Photos by Bob Westerfield Without a doubt, tomatoes have to be the most popular vegetable in home gardens. If you look at any vegetable catalog, there will be more tomato varieties than political opinions. Tomatoes come in many shapes, sizes, and colors and it’s no wonder …

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BOTTOMS UP!

Our animals can provide more than just companionship and food Story and Photos by Stephanie Fenton Like most of my articles, this one has been circulating in my head for quite some time. I have hesitated to put words on paper due to the rather delicate nature of the subject matter, something one would not …

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