Author: Millie Davenport

Prepare Houseplants to Move Back Inside

There are several tropical plant species that are susceptible to chill injury at temperatures at or below 50°F. So, make plans now to start moving them back indoors. It is best to move plants...

September Week 4 Plants

Fall is here but cooler temperatures have not arrived. With the warmer weather, insects and animals are still active and late summer flowers are still blooming. Indian Strawberry (Duchesnea indica)...

Prepare Warm-Season Lawns for Winter

Follow these steps to prepare warm-season lawns for the winter: Do not apply nitrogen fertilizer at this time. Lime and/or potassium may be applied at this time if a soil test indicates that it is...

September Week 2 Plants

Late summer is an exciting time in the landscape. Insects and animals are still active, some summer flowers are still blooming, and a taste of fall is in the air. Hardy banana (Musa sp.) S. Cory...

September Week 1 Plants

Add interest to your fall landscape with beautiful flowers, berries, and seeds. Yellow Fringed Orchid (Paltanthera ciliaris) Yellow Fringed Orchid (Paltanthera ciliaris) is native to the eastern and...

Turfgrasses for the Carolinas

For over 50 years the lawn has been an integral part of the landscape. In many ways it can be viewed as the canvas of the landscape. Lawns are used to define the shape of an area, provide pathways...

Pollinator Gardening

In 2007, the U.S. Senate designated a week in June as National Pollinator Week to increase the general public’s awareness of the importance of pollinators to food production. What is pollination?...

Cross Vine

Hi, I am Millie Davenport, a horticulture Extension agent with the Clemson University Home and Garden Information Center. Today we are going to look at Cross Vine (Bignonia capreolata). This morning...

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