1. Knowing the Enemy: Weed Identification 101

    Spring is coming and soon the flowers will be blooming. Unfortunately this will be true for the weeds as well. It’s time to sit down and understand the enemy and come up with some strategies for combat this year! Infamous Dandelion While it may seem pretty to the inexperienced gardener, this nasty…Read More

  2. Tools for Managing your Garden

    There are some standard tools that every gardener should have in his or her arsenal in order to take on a variety of projects in the yard. Having some of these tools can save you the major headache of asking the neighbors for one and then forgetting to return it. Even if you are just starting out an…Read More

  3. What to Plant in Georgia in September

    The University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, released a helpful document to help you determine what you can plant in every month of the year.*This document’s purpose was to prove that it’s never too late to plant something in your yard. What you plant and how yo…Read More

  4. Pesticides to Avoid with Pets

    Pesticides are wonderful to ensure your garden grows to full maturity. They do a great job of repelling the bugs and other creatures that would try to feed off of your precious produce. That said, some of those creatures are often your pets. Pesticides have a long list of negative side-effects that …Read More

  5. Planting Deer Resistant Plants

    For garden planters in Cumming, Georgia, the frequent interruptions and disruptions of deer munching on various plants has long since been a common occurrence.  While the natural beauty of deer in the backyard is awfully hard to beat, their constant appetites have the ability to ruin a garden. Whet…Read More

  6. Bagging Your Lawn versus Mulching It

    Mowing the lawn is something that you are going to be doing about once a week, depending on where you live and what the weather conditions are like. Since people who mow the lawn will be doing this chore a lot over the summer and into the fall, the question of bagging the clipping versus simply mulc…Read More

  7. Insects in Your Garden: The Friendly Invasion

    Everywhere you look for tips on gardening, you learn about nets, pesticides, and other techniques of keeping living things from invading your garden. They come in hordes during the growing season and seem to know just when to appear (just when your plants are starting to show maturity). Many garden …Read More

  8. Additional Info Tips

    Mr. Weedy says: You would be surprised what great information can be found at your local extension office in Atlanta Georgia. Beneficial information regarding pruning fruit producing Apple trees, pear trees, and grape vines in Georgia. The information is free and very helpful.  You can also sto…Read More