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Sid Mullis: Time to kill mole crickets

...damage in turfgrass by tunneling through the soil and feeding on the plant roots, stems...Mole crickets spend the winter deep in the soil predominately as adults and large nymphs...in late winter and early spring as the soil and air temperatures warm.Both males...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-07-02/sid-mullis-time-kill
Wine Time: Giesen Pinot Gris 2014, New Zealand

...the food flavors.The grapes come from eight Giesen vineyards located throughout Marlborough's Wairau Valley. The diverse soil types and microclimates add different fruit characteristics and add to the complexity of the wine.I would refrigerate this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-30/wine-time-giesen-pino
Keep plants from suffering in prolonged heat

...watering. The problem is, in the heat we have been experiencing, the plants lose the water faster than they can take it from the soil. This is especially true with herbaceous (non-woody) plants.Look around and you will see certain plants that have: lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-06-25/keep-plants-suffering-pr
Mulch is good, but which is the best?

...conserve water by slowing evaporation from the soil surface. But that's about where the...softening the impact of raindrops, so the soil surface stays loose, open and ready to...helps make plant foodstuffs already in the soil more accessible to roots. Rule out pebbles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-06-25/mulch-good-which-bes
Patience is religious, worldly necessity

...human spiritually and physically, individually and congregationally. Patience is necessary, like a farmer after seeding the soil or a student with his lessons. Patience is the key to paradise and protection from hell. Paradise at the end of this life is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-06-26/patience-religious-world
Sid Mullis: Don't let poor drainage give plants 'wet feet'

...yellow, stunted leaves.Providing good soil drainage can prevent most root disorders...volume ? using less won't provide enough soil-structure change to make a difference. Don't add soil amendments directly in the planting hole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-06-18/sid-mullis-dont-let-
Australia stuns Brazil in Women's World Cup

...British Columbia, Josee Belanger's big left foot propelled Canada right into the Women's World Cup quarterfinal on home soil, with her goal in the 52nd minute lifting the tournament hosts past Switzerland.Belanger controlled a pass from Christine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-21/australia-stuns-braz
Make garden work more efficiently in appearance, effort

...especially multi-purposing, nutrient-rich mulches that can energize plants while reducing water evaporation from the soil. Ground covers also help by discouraging weeds and providing a tapestry of foliage and flowers." PLANT SHRUBS AND ORNAMENTAL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-06-18/make-garden-work-mor
Pro teams in Northern California get creative in order to conserve water

...his boss, Jorge Costa, and the rest of the grounds crew for years now. The Giants spent money on wetting agents that bind to soil particles and keep the ground moist for longer periods. They base overnight watering of the outfield grass from not only careful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-12/pro-teams-northern-calif
US stuns world champion Germany in men's friendly soccer match

...Wood's strike gave U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann a winning return to his homeland and the United States its first win on German soil. Klinsmann, who sang both national anthems before kickoff, led Germany to the 1990 World Cup title as a player and coached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-10/us-stuns-world-champ