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Five questions with Charles Phillips

This week, we asked Charles Phillips, Columbia County's extension service agent, five questions regarding plants for the current season. 1. What should we be doing with our lawns right now? "Get out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/06/met_65514.shtml
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Millipede cases increase with rain, temperatures

...such as dead leaves and grass. Likewise, they usually die within only a few days. Charles Phillips, Columbia County's Extension Service Agent, said millipedes typically live on the soil surface of flower beds and lawns in areas where trees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/12/met_318225.shtml
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Tips help preserve greenery

...His advice: water deep. "The deeper you water, the less you have to water," said Mr. Phillips, Columbia County's Extension Service coordinator. "The worst thing you can do for your grass is water it every other day, or every day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/11/met_288249.shtml
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Officials start to sound alarm on killer bees

...Try to enter a home or car to reduce the number of bees surrounding you. - Never jump in water while escaping a swarm. The killer bees can hover over the water for as long as an hour. Source: Columbia County's Extension Service Office

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/12/met_120002.shtml
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White Christmas, maybe?

...with a low of 39 tonight, according to the National Weather Service. With cold mornings on the rise, Columbia County's Extension Service Agent Charles Phillips suggests people bring young, tender plants that are in containers inside and cover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/25/met_101813.shtml
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