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Jeni's recalls ice cream after listeria found

...women and their newborn infants. It can cause fever, muscle aches and gastrointestinal symptoms.The bacteria is found in soil and water that can be tracked into a facility or carried by animals. It can be very difficult to get rid of once it contaminates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/jenis-recalls-ice-cream-af
State officials try to calm River Watch extension concerns

...extension of River Watch Parkway could cause soil and stream contamination and damage personal...management practices to include mulching soil stockpiles, extending and reinforcing...not going to be enough absorption in the soil," said Schultz, who feels a catch basin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-21/state-officials-try-calm-rive
Blue Bell seeks listeria link as it recalls items

...Dr. Robert Tauxe of the CDC said the cause of an outbreak is almost always dirty equipment. Listeria occurs naturally in soil and water, and it could be tracked into a plant on an employee's shoes, introduced through animal feces or spread by employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-21/blue-bell-seeks-listeria-l
Drought-tolerant lantana perfect for our climate

...passed. This normally means waiting until after Masters Week or a little later because it will not grow well until the air and soil temperatures have warmed. Though gold was once the only color of lantana, there are shades of red, orange, yellow and blue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-04-16/drought-tolerant-lan
Mullis: Maintenance important when growing wisteria

...well-drained, rich, humusy, acidic soil, but it is very adaptable to less than...It will show chlorosis in a non-acid soil, but this is seldom a problem in Augusta...lime may leach from the concrete into the soil.Loropetalums grow best in full sun to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-04-02/maintenance-importan
Ornamental grasses should compliment your landscape plan

...Also, a better selection of plants is available during this season. Normal soil preparation as for perennials is sufficient. Grasses usually adapt to existing soil conditions. Spacing of plants is governed by their ultimate size and function...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-09/ornamental-grasses-should-complimen
Spaniard Marc Marquez captures MotoGP in Austin

...captured his sixth consecutive MotoGP victory in the U.S. and his competitors will likely be glad to get him off American soil. The series moves to Argentina next week before a six-race run in Europe. Two of those will be in Marquez's home country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-12/spaniard-marc-marque
Gary Player says McIlroy destined for career Grand Slam

...and British Open.If he had failed to win either one, he might not have gone back until the Walker Cup was held on foreign soil again, which was 1934.To read more about Jones' career and his Grand Slam, visit golfhistory.augusta.com.THE LISTTiger...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/gary-player-says-mcilroy-destined-career-g
Don't spoil this habitat

...So they are having to bring in, and pack, a sandy/clay soil to make, hopefully, a stable-enough area to build the deck...environmentalists when you need them?They can bring in all the soil they want and tamp it down. But they cannot plug up those springs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-16/dont-spoil-habitat
Fort Gordon fire contaminated drainage ditch with lead

...of the stormwater system tested high for leadcontamination. Soil in the ditch will be removed to mitigate the contamination...prevent runoff soon after the fire was controlled, Mathews said. Soil samples were taken at various locations."We have also checked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-20/fort-gordon-fire-contaminate