March In The Garden

Debbie Odom
Spring is not far away and your camellias should still be blooming their heads off!  When we move into mid to end of March, the camellias will begin tapering off but there's still plenty of time to get out and enjoy the blooms!

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February In The Garden

Debbie Odom
Every year, peak blooming season for Camellias is in the month of February for most of us in the warmer regions of the USA.  The weather usually warms just enough for those beautiful babies to start popping everywhere. 

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January In The Garden

Debbie Odom
In January, the holidays are over and the real show begins!  Peak camellia season is emerging in January and will continue through March in the warmer regions of the US.  Here are a few Camellia garden tips for January.

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December In The Garden

Debbie Odom
Ah, the holidays....When people's thoughts turn to lights, gift giving and that guy in the red suit.  But in all the hustle and bustle, don't forget you have some pretty special plants in your garden that may need your attention.

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Preparing Your Camellias For Winter Season

Debbie Odom
Preparing your camellias and other plants for the winter season can be a lot like your automobile. We want to check the antifreeze, test the battery and be sure of the oil type for winter seasons. In northern climates people may put a light bulb near the battery to keep it from freezing or park the car in a slightly heated garage. Oh, about the plants.

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November In The Garden

Debbie Odom
November brings cooler weather, the orange and yellow leaves of fall, Turkey & Dressing and Camellias!  Many of our fall blooming Camellias are just coming into bloom in the 11th month of the year.  There are a few things you can be doing in your November Camellia Garden!

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The Fall Blooming Camellia - Sasanqua

Debbie Odom

Camellia sasanqua is one of the most popular species of Camellias found in gardens today.  It typically blooms in the fall and you will certainly be able to identify them by the colorful carpet of petals they leave behind!    

 

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Formal Double Camellias

Debbie Odom
A Formal Double Camellia is one of the most desirable Camellia forms of the entire Camellia family. They can be a very tightly formed flower or they can be loose formal double, often referred to as a Rose Form Double. Most true formal double flowers don't open to show stamens.

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Color Your Garden Happy!

Debbie Odom
t's no secret that winter can be a difficult season, especially if you don't like cold weather.  Not much blooms during this time but some cold hardy bedding plants.  But if you live in the milder climates of zone 8 and 9, winter can be much more than a dreary day for staying inside looking at the pansies in your planters.   If you have have Camellias in  your garden, it can drastically improve your winter outlook with flowers that call you out of your cozy warm cocoon

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October In The Garden

Debbie Odom
October is the start of Camellia Season in the USA and there are a few things you should be doing now to give you a beautiful Camellia season and healthy camellias!

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