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Michaux: Other vote in Scotland was big, too

...Stephen Gallacher struggled to break 80 in Wales this week and has the pressure of representing his nation as a rookie on home soil.Formidable Northern Ireland partners McIlroy and Graeme McDowell are in a legal cat fight.And much of the perceived European...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-20/michaux-other-vote-was-big-t
Sid Mullis: Planting perennials can present challenges

...advised because they only wet the top of the soil and result in shallow root growth and wet...mulch perennials. Mulch tends to prevent soil crusting, which retards water penetration, and inhibits soil from splashing on lower leaves and flowers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-09-18/sid-mullis-planting-
Atlanta Gas Light to continue contamination cleanup in 2015

...scale of the excavation or how many tons of soil will have to be removed until the design...cleanup at the old plant site.AGL began soil and groundwater investigations at the former...workers removed 64,000 tons of contaminated soil and treated 82,500 tons of additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-11/atlanta-gas-light-continue-co
Fertilizing ends for our grasses Sept. 15

...the analysis) should you use? Only a soil sample tells you for sure. In the absence...extremely important. Adequate amounts in the soil help ward off diseases and make your grass...you need to plant grass seed to hold the soil, consider annual ryegrass as a temporary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-09-11/fertilizing-ends-our
Lady Bird's Texas wildflower center draws visitors by the thousands

...landscapes, notes that native plants help conserve water, reduce mowing costs, provide habitat for wildlife, protect the soil and save money on fertilizer and pesticides.The center was founded in 1982 by Lady Bird Johnson and actress Helen Hayes to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-13/lady-birds-texas-wildflower-center-
New Pendleton King Park waterfall is volunteers' labor of love

...hours on water-quality monitoring, groundwater monitoring and soil analysis, in addition to helping with the labor-intensive...will purify the water and provide habitat for wildlife, prevent soil erosion and help with flood control.Pendleton King Park is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/new-pendleton-king-park-wate
Attendance streak ends for Falcon fan

...Falcons' showdown with the New Orleans Saints in the Georgia Dome. It was the first time the Falcons have played on Georgia soil without Curtis in attendance. The 96-year-old Curtis, who lives in Macon and is in poor health, has been a Falcons season-ticket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/falcons-fan-attendence-strea
Varied weather patterns affecting crops

...Burke County.Now, not only are farmers seeing less rain, but also a high evaporation rate that is taking moisture from the soil."In general crops looked good when we started but the rainfall just cut off," Sapp said.Sapp said crop conditions have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/varied-weather-patterns-affe
Michaux: Masters champ Watson energized by end-of-year events

...doing that," Watson said. "Just because it was on our home soil. That was my little way of trying to grow the game of golf...think it was fun. I would not do that especially on foreign soil where they might be against that."But you never know," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-09/michaux-masters-champ-watson
In right places, garlic chives look, taste good

...for the flower, vegetable or herb garden. Like others in the onion family, it thrives best in full sun and moderately rich soil.One way to start a planting of garlic chives is to beg a division from a friend or neighbor's clump. Dig up a section...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-09-04/right-places-garlic-