Horticulturists attend conference

Two nurseries in McDuffie County and a unique research facility highlighted a tour by 250 horticulturists attending a world conference in Atlanta this week. The stop Thursday at The Center for Applied Nursery Research, a 2-year old...

Sacred Heart Garden Festival to embrace spring

...of Monarch butterflies on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.This year's speakers include Allan Armitage, a world renowned horticulturist, author of 13 books and former professor of the University of Georgia and overseer of the famed trial gardens.The garden...

The Artside: Hear artists explain work, bid on art at week's events

...Parterres to Parties: Elements of Garden Design;" Wesley Cadle, interior design; Ted Stephens, of Nurseries Caroliniana; horticulturist and writer Allan Armitage; Jim Burke, South Carolina Bluebird Society; and Bill Robinson, of Occasion Butterflies...

Augusta-based vodka brand spreading across state

...the largest horticulture sites in the Southeast from 1858 to 1918.Through her research, Kato discovered that Belgian horticulturist and nursery owner Prosper Julius Alphon so Berckmans, dubbed the "father of peach culture," put Georgia peaches on the...

Horticulturist strives to keep Aiken blooming

...aren't. Mr. Rapp is the city's horticulturist, and the front man for Tree City...left the job as the city's first horticulturist, the city wasn't that interested...daydreams. What is the dream job for a horticulturist? Disney World. "But I'd probably...

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Horticulturist has more than a green thumb

...in the Augusta area for her work as horticulturist at Green Thumb West, where she is...her blood. Her grandmother was a horticulturist renowned for her dahlias in the Australian...JENNIFER JONES ADDIE OCCUPATION: Horticulturist at Green Thumb West nursery AVOCATION...

Bright phlox blooms command attention

Horticulturists are always looking for "60-mile-per-hour plants," which...emerge. Many gardeners find this phlox easy to root from cuttings. HORTICULTURIST NORMAN WINTER IS THE AUTHOR OF PARADISE FOUND: GROWING TROPICALS...

Fruit-bearing plants 'berry' good for show

"Horticulturists Do It with Fruits." At least that's what a needlepoint, done by my secretary, hanging on my office wall proclaims. Blueberries...

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Mild weather keeping spring flowers at bay

...show their colors, but lingering mild weather is expected to keep them from fully blooming until mid-March, horticulturists say.Warm temperatures in Jan uary started several flora varieties blooming ahead of schedule. A cold, wet Feb...

Horticulturist will help gardeners be creative

The Aiken Master Gardener Association will help residents beautify their yards Thursday. Jenks Farmer, a local horticulturist and designer of the Botanical Gardens at Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, will lecture on the elements of a Southern garden...