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This Month in the Garden – June 2024

Coastal Region – Glen Payne Pitcher plants in the Lowcountry of South Carolina are hard at work. The yellow pitcher plant, Sarracenia flava, is a carnivorous plant native to the southeastern United...

This Month in Your Garden- July 2023

Coastal Region – Christopher Burtt Apply a second (or third) application (if necessary) of turf fertilizer. Follow soil result guidelines for appropriate ratios. Do not exceed 1 pound of...

Weed of the Month- Common Ragweed

Common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) is a North American native plant in the aster family. It has a rapid growth rate and can reach four to six feet tall. Common ragweed is a summer annual. It...

Weed of the Month- American Burnweed

American burnweed (Erechtites hieraciifolius) is an annual summer weed. It is native to North America and is a member of the aster family. It is a fast-growing weed that can reach heights up to...

Weed of the Month – Field Madder

Field madder (Sherardia arvensis)is a mat-forming, prostrate winter annual. It has four to six leaves that whorl around a square stem. It produces lavender to pale pink flowers. In addition, field...

Repotting Your Orchid

Most orchids are epiphytes and grow on the branches of trees in their native habitat. They are grown in pots in either sphagnum moss or bark to make care easier for commercial growers and consumers....

Weed of the Month – Wild Garlic

Wild garlic (Allium vineale) is a winter, perennial weed that looks like a clump of blue-green grass. Native to Europe and east Asia, this weed is commonly found throughout the Southeast. It was...

Weed of the Month – Prostrate Spurge

Prostrate spurge (Chameasyce maculatais) a low-growing, mat-forming, annual summer weed. It grows from a taproot that can grow to a depth of 18 inches and can spread as much as three feet across. It...

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