1. Newnan, Georgia Oakeaf Hydrangeas

    To prune or not to prune your Newnan, Georgia Oakleaf Hydrangeas?  Oakleaf hydrangeas are deciduous, understory shrubs native to Georgia.  While Oakleaf Hydrangeas, do not require yearly pruning, occasionally removing old wood improves plant vigor and performance.  In fact, late winter is the perfect time to prune this woody shrub, especially if there is old wood, or diseased canes in the plant…Read More

  2. Life Cycle of the Bagworm

    The life cycle of the bagworm caterpillar is broken down into 4 stages; the egg, larvae, pupal, and adult.  The most damage is done during the larva stage, while the caterpillars are actively feeding on needles and plant material from your Newnan, Georgia trees.  During this stage, the bagworm also begins to construct a protective bag around his hind parts to hide in when disturbed.  The protec…Read More

  3. Itsy Bitsy Spider Mites!

    Itsy bitsy spider mites may be the reason for the yellowing leaves on your Newnan, Georgia white gardenias.  Spider mites will overwinter and become active in the spring when temperatures are on the rise.  The months of June through September are prime months for spider mite activity.  These tiny pest thrive in humid environments where temperatures average around 85 degrees Fahrenheit.  Spider…Read More