Author: Barbara H. Smith

October Week 1 Garden Photos

Silver City, New Mexico~Interesting plants, critters, and architecture. Cow's Tongue Cactus (Opuntia engelmannii var. linguiformis) Barbara H. Smith, ©2019 HGIC, Clemson Extension Tarantula Barbara...

Planting Deer Resistant Fall Bulbs

Are you frustrated because Bambi dines on your plants? Lilies and tulips have neon dinner signs above them that say “Eat Here!” This fall, consider planting deer resistant bulbs that will put on a...

Fall Webworms

HGIC is receiving numerous calls about “spider-looking” webs on the ends of tree branches. The culprits are fall webworms (Hyphantria cunea). The webs are filled with 1 inch long caterpillars with a...

September Week 2 Garden Photos

Walk around the fall garden to see interesting plant seeds. Money or Silver Dollar Plant (Lunaria annua) Barbara H. Smith, ©2019 HGIC, Clemson Extension Fuller's Teasel (Dipsacus fallonum) Barbara...

Old Fashioned Garden Mums

Everyone is familiar with the potted greenhouse mums offered at many garden centers that end up in the trash after the flowers fade, but are you acquainted with old-fashioned garden mums? These...

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