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Thatch can smother lawn if not removed

...into the soil.Have a great and safe Fourth of July! Reach Sid Mullis, the director of the University of Georgia Extension Service office for Richmond County, at (706) 821-2349 or smullis@uga.edu.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/2014-07-03/thatch-can-smother-lawn-if-not
Millipedes seek cool, moist environments

...cracks and crevices that permit their entry to the inside. REACH SID MULLIS, THE DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE FOR RICHMOND COUNTY, AT (706) 821-2349 OR SMULLIS@UGA.EDU.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-06-19/millipedes-seek-cool
Georgia tobacco might be rebounding from low point

...made four stops in Florida and was closing in on Valdosta.Moore, the tobacco expert for the University of Georgia Extension Service, was on the annual tour of tobacco farms in which growers and others see the latest methods of battling disease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-21/georgia-tobacco-may-be-reb
Mullis: Check, treat for chinch bugs at first sign of damage to St. Augustine lawns

...don't delay in scouting and/or treating your lawn. REACH SID MULLIS, THE DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE FOR RICHMOND COUNTY, AT (706) 821-2349 OR SMULLIS@UGA.EDU.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-12/check-treat-chinch-bugs-first-sign-
No perfect weapon against squash vine borer

...zucchini, etc.) to a different location the next year. REACH SID MULLIS, THE DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE FOR RICHMOND COUNTY, AT (706) 821-2349 OR SMULLIS@UGA.EDU.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-06-05/no-perfect-weapon-ag
Sid Mullis: Mysterious holes around the yard? Figure out who's digging them up

...you have holes like these, just fill them in with dirt.REACH SID MULLIS, THE DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE FOR RICHMOND COUNTY, AT (706) 821-2349 OR SMULLIS@UGA.EDU.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-05-29/sid-mullis-mysteriou
Here are some problems gardeners can encounter this spring, summer

...blocks (at least 4 rows) to ensure good pollination. REACH SID MULLIS, THE DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE FOR RICHMOND COUNTY, AT (706) 821-2349 OR SMULLIS@UGA.EDU.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/2014-05-22/here-are-some-problems-gardene
Proper pruning is the best medicine for healthy azaleas

...next year. Make sure you throw away the infected leaves. REACH SID MULLIS, THE DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE FOR RICHMOND COUNTY, AT (706) 821-2349 OR SMULLIS@UGA.EDU.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-15/proper-pruning-best-medicine-health
Mowing can affect turfgrass quality

...over, an important consideration with mowing heights. Reach Sid Mullis, the director of the University of Georgia Extension Service office for Richmond County, at (706) 821-2349 or smullis@uga.edu.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-05-08/mowing-can-affect-tu
Sid Mullis: Treatment options for fire ants offered

...mound, does not work either. The ants will simply move.REACH SID MULLIS, THE DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE FOR RICHMOND COUNTY, AT (706) 821-2349 OR SMULLIS@UGA.EDU.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-01/treatment-options-fire-ants-offered