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Planting Impatiens

AUBURN, Alabama —Impatiens is one of the top bedding plants used by Alabama gardeners.They are great for filling shady parts of the yard with color. Good for Shady Spots Impatiens is a good selection for shady spots for a number of reasons. The plants thrive in both beds and containers. They come in many bloom colors and there are types ... Read More »

Tips on Buying Container Plants

  Auburn, Alabama — This time of year, true plant lovers know how tempting it is to walk through a garden center full of vivid blooms and beautiful foliage. It is difficult not to pick up at least one extra plant. “While a spontaneous purchase can turn out to be a real blessings in the garden, more often impulses lead ... Read More »

Planting Beautiful Blackberries

Auburn, Alabama—Did you know that the yummy berries you see growing on the side of the highway are actually Alabama’s official state fruit? That’s right, the blackberry is Alabama’s state fruit and appreciated by many throughout the area. There are several types of blackberries that are grown in Alabama. According to Regional Extension Agent Gary Gray, “There are different types ... Read More »