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Dogwoods' colorful blooms add interest to landscapes

...trees. The flowering dogwood is best adapted to partial...light, the more flowers dogwoods produce. The roots...the grass beneath the dogwoods will keep mowers and...prevent. When selecting a dogwood, always choose named...too. With seedling dogwoods, you're not sure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/17/gar_70521.shtml
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Fungus and drought are damaging many of area's dogwoods

...old or otherwise weakened dogwoods can be disfigured or killed...flowers. If sometimes the dogwood is in the area where the sprinkler...they need to water them." A dogwood will be the first tree to let...periods without rain, they (dogwoods) certainly would benefit from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/02/ent_323297.shtml
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Fungus and drought are damaging many of area's dogwoods

...old or otherwise weakened dogwoods can be disfigured or killed...flowers. If sometimes the dogwood is in the area where the sprinkler...they need to water them." A dogwood will be the first tree to let...periods without rain, they (dogwoods) certainly would benefit from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/02/gar_323307.shtml
Gardening
Azaleas, dogwoods could be blooming for Masters

...of the city's azaleas and dogwoods to be about a week ahead of...Several nurseries said dogwoods and some azaleas have begun...Garden Center in Augusta, said dogwoods will likely be past their peak...still looks real pretty if the dogwood blossoms have already finished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-22/azaleas-dogwoods-could-be-blo
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Wet weather put powdery mildew on dogwoods

...Cultivars of the Oriental dogwood Cornus kousa and many...resistant. The flowering dogwood (which most of us plant...All other flowering dogwoods are susceptible. Unfortunately...powdery mildew has on dogwoods. In the short term...to borers and other dogwood diseases. SID MULLIS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/22/gar_459283.shtml
Gardening
People, like trees, can surprise you

...hope of survival. -- Wendell Berry The dogwoods surprised me this year. One minute...would last more than a week, when the dogwoods suddenly began to break out. You could...that's the way it is sometimes, because dogwood trees are like people. Most never grow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/21/kir_285188.shtml
Bill Kirby
Blame pesky borer beetles for stem issue

...tunnel into stems. They drill into the thin twigs of boxwoods, dogwoods, grapes, magnolia, live oak and many other plants. Infested...within 30 minutes. Beetle flight coincides with the time that dogwoods are in bloom. Most emergence occurs from twigs between noon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2010-05-06/blame-pesky-borer-be
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Azaleas in bloom means catfish are biting

...complimented him on his azaleas and dogwoods -- and was rewarded with a lesson. "You know what it means when the dogwoods are blooming, don't you?" he...true." Now, whenever I see spring dogwoods in full bloom, I'll think of hungry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/02/fis_285634.shtml
Fishing
Migrating shad to get a lift

Each spring, just as dogwoods erupt into peak bloom, American shad begin their migration up the Savannah River from the coast. Usually, the ancient locks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2008-04-20/migrating-shad
Statuary adds style, whimsy to gardens

Nestled among the azaleas, brown-eyed Susans and dogwoods in Earlle Olson's backyard garden are chickens, fish and frogs. They're a little stiff, but the iron decorations pair well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/03/gar_427393.shtml
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