Augusta Youth Development Campus | The Augusta Chronicle

...houses a general population and Short Term Program. The facility provides core educational programs and vocational classes in horticulture, computer skills, and building construction. Medical services, individual guidance, counseling, and recreation...

Brilliance of azalea blooms below par, some patrons say

...hill above the sixth hole. The bushes had many green leaves mixed with patchy spots of colorful blooms.Suzanne Holmes, a horticulture program assistant for the Richmond County's extension office, said several varieties of azaleas throughout Augusta are...

Garden cemeteries mix history and horticulture

Part history, part horticulture. That's the allure of thousands of garden cemeteries across America that were designed to serve the spiritual needs of the living...

Annual daylily show set for June 6

...Daylily Society of Greater Augusta.There will be dozens of award-winning flowers entered into the show's classes for horticulture, design and photography. In line with the society's goal of education and assistance, there will be presentations on...

See flora, fauna and get tips at Sacred Heart Garden Festival

...States10:30 a.m.: "Plants Mothers (and Grandmothers) Will Love to Show Their Kids" by Dr. Allan Armitage former horticulture professor at the University of Georgia and author of 13 books11:30 a.m.: "Enjoying Bluebirds in Your Yard" by Jim...

Augusta-based vodka brand spreading across state

...history of Georgia peaches, she found herself in Augusta ? once home to Fruit land Nurseries, which was among the largest horticulture sites in the Southeast from 1858 to 1918.Through her research, Kato discovered that Belgian horticulturist and nursery...

The Artside: Gala, Springfest usher in arts exhibits for the season

...reception from 5 to 7 p.m. A native of Philadelphia, Tilden graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in horticulture. Well known for his garden designs and his landscape settings for Sacred Heart's Garden Festival, he began painting in...

Greenbrier faculty raves about team manager

...Powell brings nearly 100 water bottles to Deb bie Seymour's classroom to wash at the science department.Or in 2001, when horticulture teacher Doug Knox held a race on Greenbrier's track and Powell blew past every classmate."He was the fastest kid in...

Educator perennially optimistic

With a resume that boasts horticulture articles, books, research...dreams of anything other than horticulture. But Dr. Armitage once planned...South. "The most I knew about horticulture as a kid was when my brother threw...


AIKEN ADULT HORTICULTURE CLASS: 7 p.m. Mondays except major holidays, Aiken High School, Horticulture Classroom, 449 Rutland Drive; hands on experience in growing and propagating plants, $60 dues; (803) 649-2169 AIKEN TOASTMASTERS...

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