The WEST GEORGIA GREEN ASSOCIATION
is dedicated to

promoting the professional and ethical business practices of our members; developing public awareness of the value of the professional landscape industries and the environment; and education and networking.

 

WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEBSITE!

Parts are still under construction, so please mind the hoses and excuse the dust and mud. But we wanted to get your suggestions and comments so we could make this useful to you.

Click around and take a look. Please send us an e-mail with your thoughts and suggestions!


McPlants
Landscape Services

proud sponsor of WGGA

 

CLICK HERE TO Find a WGGA Pro

SOIL TESTS
BY UGA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE
Treat your soil right and your plants will thank you!
Soil testing kits $15 including pre-paid mailer.
More info here.


Got a houseplant question?

Find useful answers here

(scroll down the page and check the appropriate circle)


Your sponsorship
HERE
For more info

Checkout UGA Botanical Garden's Calendar of Events
There's something for just about everyone
The calendar is here

Weather Forecast | Weather Maps

 

 


* FREE*
publication from
UGA
Cooperative
Extension Service

Native Plants for Georgia, Part I:
Trees, Shrubs and
Woody Vines

available for free
download as pdf

PRIZED PLANTS

If you don't have space for trial gardens of your own, these organizations do. Trialed and tested, the winners of these awards might need a place in your gardens. Check 'em out here.


A guide to native wildflowers, ferns, shrubs, trees and vines for gardens in the State of Georgia

By Douglasvillian (?)
Betty Benson


!!!!2012 UGA TRIAL WINNERS!!!
here

2011 UGA TRIAL GARDEN WINNERS
more info here


Interested in Butterflies?

Monarchs Across Georgia


Looking for plant sales?
Informative lectures and discussions?

Georgia's Master Gardeners
hold some of the best plant sales you've ever seen
and sponsor the area's best speakers!
The gardening public is more than welcome
and most MG events are free.

For a calendar and more info about what Master Gardeners are doing all around the state, please visit the
Georgia Master Gardener Association website

The Douglas County Master Gardeners are a hard working, busy, bunch of folks. Their website is right here


The Science of Gardening

a new, interactive website presented by the
Exploritorium, San Francisco, CA

see Venus Flytraps in action!
learn three new ways to make a plant!
learn about the secret lives of flowers!
and much, much more!



WHY GARDEN?
"Researchers at Kansas State University already have shown that gardening can offer enough moderate physical activity to keep older adults in shape."
to read the article, click here


Worried about your plants and the cold?
This Cooperative Extension Service publication
has the info you need to keep your garden safe.

Winter Protection of Ornamental Plants

Here's another, shorter, article

November 20, 2008-2013:Cold snaps landscapes;
Protect tender plants, and prune damage.


Selected to thrive in your yard!

for more info, click here


Soil Preparation and Planting Procedures for Ornamental Plants in the Landscape
available here

Homeowners:

INFO & STATE REGISTRATION FOR WATERING NEW INSTALLATIONS ARE RIGHT HERE


If you missed AJC's photos of Coach Vince Dooley's gardens they're
right here
.

 



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