Archive for the ‘Seasonal Planting’ Category
When planting flowers in your landscape, you have two main choices: annuals and perennials. While annual flowers are those that last just one season, perennial flower varieties are designed to bloom year after year. You may notice your perennials die into the ground during the winter, but you can expect new growth again when spring arrives. Perennials can certainly give you maximum enjoyment for your investment, but there are other valued advantages of choosing this type of flower for your Georgia garden. continue reading
The cold temperatures of winter tend to push us indoors. However, as we focus on the inside of our homes during the colder months, we often neglect the outside. While your winter lawn care is certainly not as demanding as your summer or spring lawn care, it doesn’t mean you can hibernate on your landscaping tasks altogether. In fact, your spring lawn is relying on you to complete a handful of tasks this winter so that it can be healthy, vibrant and pest-free when the temperatures get warmer. continue reading
When it comes to the colors of an autumn landscape, we often think of the deep reds, oranges and browns that the changing leaves offer during this season. What you may not know, however, is that there are other vibrant colors that you can bring to your fall landscape. Just because your summer flower bed is not in full bloom or your grass is no longer a luscious green, doesn’t mean you must solely rely on the autumn leaves for color in your yard this season.
There are some trusted fall flowers that can offer eye-catching colors to your landscape while staying durable and hardy during the cooling weather.
Warmer temperatures are finally within reach, which means your spring landscape is ready to reveal itself. How vibrant do you expect your landscape to be this spring? If you are concerned about the revival of your lawn after months of cold weather, there are things you can do. Here are six action steps you can take now to improve your chances for a healthy and beautiful landscape once spring officially arrives. continue reading
Do you put your landscape on hold until winter ends and spring arrives? We often assume that a bright, colorful landscape is only for warm weather months. However, since Georgia offers a relatively mild winter, we don’t always have to resort to a completely bleak and barren yard. While many trees and perennials will still enter their dormant state during the winter, there are also several flowers that can successfully bloom in your garden to brighten your landscape (and mood) despite the cold outside. continue reading