March 31, 2006 RSS feed / Beauty in the Backyard

What's growing in Columbia

All North American azaleas are considered native azaleas. They are available in a variety of flower colors from white to purple, pink, red, orange, and yellow. Nearly 10,000 variations of azaleas have been registered. More...

The Top 5 Myths of Tree Care

Should you prune your trees in the spring? How deep must fertilizer be applied to reach the roots of your trees? Which species of trees should be topped to keep them from falling on your house? More...

The Original Mystery Plant

This flamboyant tree is something of a weed. It has dramatic, purple flowers tubular and cigar-shaped, about 2" long and fragrant. The trees are conspicuous when they bloom, in the spring as there are no leaves at all. More...

2006 Soil and Water Stewardship Week

April 30 to May 7, 2006

The concept of stewardship involves personal and social responsibilities. We have a duty to learn about and improve natural resources as we use them wisely. This year our focus is water, which is vital to our lives. More...