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April 30, 2008

Choosing Good Potting Soil

Gardening in Georgia

Are some of your houseplants looking peaked? Maybe you planted them into
poor potting soil! Not all potting soils are good quality, but how can
you determine the difference? Steve Jarahian from Fafard Soils shows
Walter how to distinguish the good from the bad.

Soil Preparation and Planting Procedures for Ornamental
Plants in the Landscape

Holes in Cabbage Leaves

It s common to find big holes chewed in the leaves of cabbage, broccoli
and collards. What creature did the damage? At Callaway Gardens, Walter
and David Chambers find happy cabbage worms so in the leaves of damaged
cabbage plants. Watch to find out how to make the caterpillars very
unhappy, very fast.

Pruning Japanese Maples

Japanese maples are gorgeous, but delicate-looking small trees. Despite
their diminutive stature, maples must be pruned to bring out the grace
in their limbs. Hank Bruno at Callaway Gardens shows Walter how to know
which limbs to keep and which to remove.

Pruning Shade Trees

Basic Principles of Pruning Woody Plants