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Chinch bugs can damage St. Augustine lawns

...label. Granules can be used but they must be watered in thoroughly. When spraying an insecticide, it is very important to use lots of water (4 to 5 gallons per 1,000 square feet) to get the chemical down to the insects. The following practices can help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-07-30/chinch-bugs-can-dama
Rethinking gardens: Help plants survive drought conditions

...them entirely."It's surprising how many are putting in synthetic lawns. In California, it's 1 in 5. I'm seeing a lot of them," said Nino Sitchinava, the principal economist at Houzz, who lives in Palo Alto."Even more people are going back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-07-30/rethinking-gardens-h
Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

DETROIT - In the age of Apple's CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks.The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-29/average-us-vehicle-age-hit
Steve Spurrier confident despite roster uncertainty

...We think they're good players, they just haven't played a lot yet," Spurrier said Wednesday after the annual media outing...Charlotte, N.C., Spurrier knows he and his staff have a lot to sort out.And, despite his rant last week about those critical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-29/steve-spurrier-confident-
Changing rules packages leads to rising costs in NASCAR

...spoiler, and it involved the entire engineering department."I think everybody put in a lot of effort to really try to make everything a lot better, spent a lot of money, but I don't know that we accomplished everything that we were looking to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-29/changing-rules-packages-le
Man wanted for sexual assault on Fort Gordon

...was responsible for a sexual assault at Fort Gordon in November.The crime took place the evening of Nov. 16 in the parking lot of Freedom Park, according to a CID news release.The suspect is described as white, in his early 20s with blond hair and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/man-wanted-sexual-assa
Fee gives funds forever

...commissioners with an endless fee. In the next 10 years, this fee will siphon $140 million out of this community. That's a lot of money to get water to run into the river! If spent wisely, Augusta will have the nicest drainage pipes on the planet.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-29/fee-gives-funds-forever
Cal Stars rout Gym Rats in Nike Nationals title game

...us," Ionescu said. "We came back through all the games with a lot more firepower and willingness to win. That definitely helped us down the road, because we came out with a lot of intensity, played together, we faced adversity and bounced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-30/cal-stars-rout-gym-rats-nike
Coaches with local ties on hand at Nike Nationals

...coaching the game."It's grown in popularity. I think you see a lot more girls playing the game than when I started (coaching...pace of professional hoops."When I played I didn't have a lot of time to come home because we played here and overseas. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-07-29/coaches-local-ties-ha
Players shrugging off Trump's planned visit to Women's British Open at Turnberry

...tournament that we have this week," Wie said. "There's a lot of things that happen beyond our control, beyond what I can...is shrugging off Trump's comments, despite saying that "a lot of people listen to him and hear his words because he's a big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-29/players-shrugging-trumps-pla