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Posts related to 2020 Winter Coastal EG Newsletter (9)

Kale

Incredible Edible Kale

Kale, Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group), is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat—one serving is both low in calories …

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Alabama croton

Alabama croton (Croton alabamensis) is a southeastern native that is rare in the wild and also difficult to find …

Goldfinch

Wildlife Friendly Landscapes

We can enhance natural features in our yards to create wildlife-friendly habitats. Such habitats should include the four major …

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Tree Identification Tools

Many gardeners can distinguish among major groups of trees, but identifying genus and species can be challenging. Botanists …

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Renovating Cool-Season Lawns

As cool fall breezes sweep across the state, now is a perfect time to breathe new life into an …

Mature pecans in tree

Pecan Tree Selection

Pecan trees (Carya illinoinensis) are relatively affordable and bring beauty, shade, and food to your landscape. Cultivar selection is …