Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...Thursday, December 25, 2014 Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 The grandmother of a Hill Baptist Church member was accomplished gardener despite being blind, as recorded by The Augusta Chronicle in 1929. Georgia's 159 counties, a lot in anybody's book...

Blind woman filled garden with riot of colorful flowers

The grandmother of a Hill Baptist Church member was accomplished gardener despite being blind, as recorded by The Augusta Chronicle in 1929.

Camellias need a little care but give a lot back with bountiful blooms

...they don't have a fragrance at all.Camellias remain a popular garden center choice and continue to be in demand by area gardeners. They are one of the easiest plants to grow if you give them what they require. Their demands are few and simple, but rather...

Gardeners should plan ahead to keep animals from harming plants

...conflict have existed between people and animals since the first gardeners began sowing seeds on the ground. The critters just as quickly...Hartung, the author of The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener (Storey Publishing)."Welcome pollinators into the garden...

Coffee table books open windows to worlds of fashion, music, culture, more

...rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal," the book opens. Abrams, $60. The Gardener's Garden: In 480 pages, more than 250 private and public gardens around the world are shown in full color, with detailed...

Dovie Walker

...hardworking, much loved mother, who always put her family first and raised all of her children to be Christians. She was an avid gardener and especially loved roses and azaleas. Mrs. Walker was a charter member of the Martinez Baptist Church. She was preceded...

25 Gift Ideas Under $10 I'd Be Happy to Receive

...always a good gift. I'll wear a good pair of socks for years and years. 7. A few packets of interesting seeds As avid gardeners, Sarah and I always enjoy devoting a bit of our garden to unusual seeds each year, so a packet or two of interesting seeds...

Beets: An easy-to-grow, year-round vegetable

...sprout best at 85 degrees, they sprout pretty well even down to 50 degrees. (Germination is poor above 95 degrees.)Some gardeners ensure a good stand of plants by sowing the seeds in flats and then transplanting the small seedlings. My tack is to just...

David Adams

...the University of Georgia, he began his career as a United States Postmaster. After his retirement, he earned his Master Gardeners degree in 1992 and was awarded Life Membership in 2002.He was a Garden Club lecturer and served as Past President of the...

Mae Martin

...High Point, North Carolina, in 2000. In both Georgia and North Carolina, she was a caring mother and grandmother; an avid gardener; and a volunteer of her time and energy, most recently with Caring Services, Inc. and Meals on Wheels in High Point. In...