Hollies are nice addition to landscape

...areas. Shrub-like hollies include those of...producers. American holly is a good berry producer...bears the classic holly leaf familiar to...These tree-type hollies make spectacular...winter. Popular hollies in this group include...Nellie R. Stevens holly is another good choice...

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South Carolinians aid wildlife with backyard habitats

...providing food, water, shelter and places for wildlife to nest or bear young. Many native plants such as oaks, red cedars, hollies and sweet gums can fill three of those needs. There are more than 1,700 habitats in the state, said Angela Viney, executive...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Augustan was awed by Toussaint's music, warmth

...Cow and Working in the Coalmine; Irma Thomas' Ruler of My Heart; and Fortune Teller recorded by The Rolling Stones and The Hollies and performed live by The Who.Fortune Teller was covered again in 2007 by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on their Grammy-winning...

Holly Holm stuns Ronda Rousey with 2nd-round UFC knockout

MELBOURNE, Australia - Holly Holm pulled off a stunning upset victory over Ronda Rousey in UFC 193, knocking out the women's bantamweight champion in the...

Garden Festival blooms next week

...From the side entrance the path between the blooming flower beds might steal the show. Murphy insisted she didn't want hollies until she saw the beauties installed, limbed up and full of twinkling red berries. There is also a rose tree that should...

Keep plants from suffering in prolonged heat

...signs of drought stress are hydrangeas, azaleas, and dogwoods.Other plants can handle heat better. Pine trees, yaupon hollies, junipers, crape myrtles, and dwarf nandinas are examples.Leaf scorch occurs when temperatures are too high and water...

Rousey will return to ring on Jan. 2 against former pro boxer Holly Holm

LOS ANGELES - UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will take on former boxing champion Holly Holm in her next bout on Jan. 2.Rousey announced the matchup on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Friday. The unbeaten 135-pound...

Sid Mullis: Plant designs at entrances, along sidewalks offer welcoming look to home

...There must be enough room so that the tree does not appear crowded. As a rule, choose smaller trees such as crape myrtle hollies, Japanese maple, or trident maple. They will usually be more in scale with small entrance plantings than large shade trees...

Mullis: Spittlebugs could require treatment if lawn begins to show damage

...particularly during late summer and fall, when populations are at their highest levels. The ornamental plants they prefer include hollies, asters and morning glory. If spittlebugs feed on woody plants, the new growth will be twisted and deformed and the leaves...

Solutions to overgrown shrub dilemma

...fruit develop but they are not noteworthy.The regular Burford holly attains heights of 15-20 feet and is certainly not suited...they can still get 8-10 feet tall if not pruned. Burford hollies are very versatile plants equally well suited as shrubs or trees...