Thursday, May 22, 2014

Clemson expert has new tips for gardeners

Clemson University’s Robert “Bob” Polomski still has more to say about gardening in the Carolinas even after two previous titles on the subject.
His latest update of “Carolinas Month-by-Month Gardening” has a new design, more photography and an update of the information that has helped homeowners across the region better understand how to improve their landscapes. Pest control is where Polomski put much of his focus for this update.
Polomski is considered an expert on gardening in the South. In addition to teaching at Clemson, he is the local Extension office’s horticulture and urban forestry agent. He coordinates a statewide program for training master gardeners.

He also makes appearances on the award-winning TV show “Making It Grow” and hosts a radio show, “Your Day! Radio.” He wrote the Questions & Answers column for Horticulture magazine for 12 years.
The volume offers basic tips to the latest technical information on gardening. Readers get advice on how and when to tend to various jobs in the landscape for success growing annuals and perennials, bulbs, grasses, trees, shrubs and other plants. It’s $19 on

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