Disease & Disorders

By Debbie Odom
on October 02, 2018
Disease & Disorders
Camellias may be the perfect landscape ornamental, but they are not without blemishes.  Here are a few of the issues that can come up with growing your own camellias.

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A Very Special Lady Named Frankie Winn

By Debbie Odom
on October 02, 2018
A Very Special Lady Named Frankie Winn
Some of you may be familiar with the camellia variety known as ‘Frankie Winn’ or the variegated version called ‘Frankie Winn Variegated’. Both are excellent Japonica cultivars that well suited for garden plants as well as for exhibition blooms.

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Camellia & Cold Climates

By Debbie Odom
on October 02, 2018
Rare 10°F With Snow in Georgia on Camellia sinensis
Learn about growing Camellias in colder climates and what you can do to have beautiful camellias like we do in the the south.  You'll read tips from the expert- Dr. William Ackerman who developed many cold-tolerant Camellias.

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Insects & Pests

By Debbie Odom
on October 02, 2018
Aphids on Camellia hybrid 'Spring Festival'
Read and learn about the insects that can be a trouble for camellias and what you can to do not only treat, but prevent the damage they can cause.

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It's All About The Mass

By Debbie Odom
on October 02, 2018
It's All About The Mass
Each fall and winter, I just can't help going out in the garden and cutting a camellia bloom or two to display in my home. As gardeners and growers, we tend to focus on the one instead of the many.

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Growing Camellias In Containers

By Debbie Odom
on September 25, 2018
Growing Camellias In Containers
Many times growing Camellias in the ground is not possible.  You may live in an excessively cold climate where winter growing is not right.  You may also have limited space in your garden or the soil is not right.  Good News!  Camellia make excellent container plants and can be used almost anywhere!

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Sunburn On Camellias

By Debbie Odom
on September 25, 2018
Sunburn On Camellias
Many of us have had a case of bad sunburn at one time or another in their lives, but did you know the condition can also affect camellias?. Usually this condition occurs during the most extremely hot days of summer when the sun is high in the sky and the sun's rays are most intense.  There are ways to prevent or minimize sunburn. 

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Waxing Camellias

By Debbie Odom
on September 25, 2018
Waxing Camellias
Waxing  is an old art form of dipping flowers into paraffin wax to seal and preserve them.  It’s commonly done with Camellias and it’s a fun thing to do on a cool winter day!  

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Planting Outdoors In Mild Climates

By Debbie Odom
on September 25, 2018
Planting Outdoors In Mild Climates
You have made an investment in your Camellias and want them to do their best.  It all starts with proper planting. Learn the correct way to plant your camellias so you will have years of enjoyment!

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My August Oolong Tea

By Debbie Odom
on September 23, 2018
My August Oolong Tea
The end of summer is hot in Georgia but the tea loves it.  This is a batch of Oolong Tea from August that I did and it turned out pretty good!

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