Category: In the Garden

Autumn Roadside Wildflowers

When traveling the backroads in Upstate South Carolina during autumn, I find the number of colorful, roadside wildflowers quite amazing. Many species are growing in or near the moist highway...

Figs are Ripening

Yes, the time for figs to ripen has arrived. In most areas, the relatively mild winter months aided figs in producing a good crop of new shoots resulting in a bounty of small green fruit. Here in...

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...

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