This program was presented at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens Autumn GardenFest.
So, here’s another attempt at making my Oolong Tea. I really like Oolong. It’s very easy to make, and the results vary each time, but I like it. Oolong Tea is somewhere in between green and black. It’s very nice. It
I have been growing and making my own tea for quite a few years now. I love the freshness of the tea and the feeling of knowing that my tea is safe for my family because I know what goes
Only after water, Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. For over 5000 years it has played an unique role in history. It has brought people together and ripped people apart. It has made us feel better, think clearer, and
All Tea comes from one camellia species, Camellia sinensis. But there is not just one camellia sinensis. Just like Camellia japonica and Camellia Sasanqua, Camellia sinensis is made up of many varieties of Tea, all with varying characteristics Camellia sinensis
Camellia sinensis is susceptible to a few insects that can cause slight to severe damage. The most common are Tea Scale, Aphids and Mites. The good news is that you don’t have to use harmful insecticides to control your pest
Tea Plants can be planted outdoors in milder climates. A part-sun part-shade environment works best and Tea Plants should be protected from afternoon sun. They are not as sensitive to cold weather as most plants can be and have been
Camellia sinensis can be successfully grown in containers as long as you follow some guidelines! The most important thing to remember about Camellia sinensis Tea Plants is that they will absolutely not tolerate wet soils or soils that do
We have grown Camellias from seeds for years with this method with great success. This can be used to germinate ornamental flowering Camellias as well as Camellia sinensis Tea Plants. Seeds can be harvested in late summer to early fall.
Is it Just About Sinensis? I am so fortunate to live in a southern climate where Camellias are the Queen of the winter garden. These beautiful old stately evergreen shrubs bloom in the fall and winter in gardens throughout