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EDDIE SEAGLE: A different choice for landscaping

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes

Ornamental grasses offer an alternative to traditional landscaping choices and bring forward a new approach in landscape ideology.

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Martin home is May Yard of the Month in Albany | PHOTO GALLERY

Residence at 1809 Valley Road receives Daffodil Garden Club recognition

The residence of Kay and the late Russell Martin made a “beautiful setting” for a wedding.

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Daylily show set for Saturday at Albany Mall

Roughly 200-400 blooms expected at 33rd annual Albany daylily show

Judging and awarding will done by American Hemerocallis Society standards, and each panel of judges, who will be coming from throughout the region, will be the final authority for each class it judges. Registered cultivars will be classified, as registered, by size, form and grouped alphabetically within each section.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Choose the right plant for the right spot

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes

Summer blooming shrubs can have a major influence on color and curb appeal. Choosing the right plant and placing it in the right place are most critical in the survival and success process.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Keep your plants healthy and colorful

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes

May is here and the weather is awesome. Flowers are blooming and the pollen is all around. So, let’s look at some basic plant needs to keep them more healthy and colorful.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Beautiful May flowers are coming

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes

All those April showers we endured will produce some beautiful May flowers in our landscapes. May brings an encouraging opportunity to get outside and work enjoyably in the landscape.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Rain brings color into our landscapes

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes

We have been getting some much needed rain in the area which is bringing out lots of color into our landscapes.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Spring has sprung with plenty of blooms

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly guide for home gardeners

April is here and spring is everywhere. Even the hesitating pecans are coming out. The weather is so wonderful and enjoyable. Spring is awesome. Appreciate these special moments of springtime before the really hot weather of summer gets here.

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Phelps home Albany area Yard of the Month for April | PHOTO GALLERY

The Daffodil Garden Club recognizes a home on Northwood Drive for its monthly recognition

The home of Debra and Glen Phelps at 1802 Northwood Drive has been selected by the Daffodil Garden Club as the April Yard of the Month for the Albany area.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: The gateway to spring and gardening

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes

A plant that is very adaptable to many growing conditions throughout each season is the Easter or spring cactus. It has many colorful hybrids which were developed from species that originated in the jungles of Brazil.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Easter lilies take center stage

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Tips for the home gardener

As we bid farewell to March and welcome April into our midst, we begin to focus on Easter and spring plants. In so doing, the Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum) takes center stage.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Plants associated with the Easter season

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: The temptation in plant selection can be very obvious during such seasons as Easter

As you commit to the effort and cost of spring purchasing and planting of flowers and plants in your home landscape, please also commit to providing the necessary care to keep them healthy and attractive.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Spring is in the air, time for color

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Spring is in the air and Easter is near

Spring is here Friday and color is beginning to take its position on nature’s stage throughout the area.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Watering plants requires a delicate balance

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Two systems often overlooked in home landscapes are drainage and irrigation

As we improve both the irrigation system and drainage management the improved health of the plants becomes obvious, as well as increased property values, reduced maintenance costs, and instant curb appeal.

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Kings Court home February Yard of the Month for Albany

Daffodil Garden Club selects Jeanne and Randy Hall residence as top yard

The home of Jeanne and Randy Hall, 2302 Kings Court, has been selected as the February Yard of the Month by the Daffodil Garden Club.

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