Category: The Garden Spot

A gardening column by Callen Outen, Consumer Horticulturist for Clemson Extension Service

Spring Bulbs

Spring bulbs, like daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths, will soon begin to fade, and the foliage of the hardy summer bulbs like cannas, gladiolis, dahlias, and lilies will start to emerge.

Part Two: Managing Weeds In Warm Season Grasses

Weed control in warm season grasses begins with proper management practices.

Managing Weeds: Part One

The most popular warm season turfgrasses grown in South Carolina are Bermuda, Centipede, Zoysia, and St. Augustine.

Turfgrasses

The most popular warm season turfgrasses grown in South Carolina are Bermuda, Centipede, Zoysia, and St. Augustine.

Growing Luffa

Ever heard of Chinese Okra? Maybe you know it better as luffa.

Understanding Your Soil Test Results

So, you did a soil test with Clemson Extension. Now what?

Soil Testing Is Helpful Tool

Soil tests are used to determine the amount of essential nutrients in the soil needed for plant growth.

Cactus: A Popular Houseplant

Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera truncata) and Christmas ceactus (Schlumbergera bridgesil) are very popular fall and winter flowering houseplants.

Amaryllis Are A Favorite Living Holiday Decoration

Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) are a favorite living holiday decoration that are easy to bloom indoors.

Poinsettias Are Most Popular Flowering Plant Sold In U.S.

Poinsettias are the most popular flowering plant sold in the United States with more than 70 million sold each year.