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Solutions to overgrown shrub dilemma

It happens all the time. We plant small shrubs in the landscape and initially it looks bare with the plants so far apart and tiny compared to our homes. Fast forward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-08-07/solutions-overgrown-
Rediscovery: Monetary policy often is not sufficient to spark economy

...consequences portend a more tragic outcome: By stifling the formation of small businesses, readers easily can discern that we plant the seeds for slowing future business startups. Little known is that this will act as an added drag on GDP growth and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-27/rediscovery-mone
Pumpkin crop prospered from rainy summer

...say they have figured out how to make it work."The way we plant, we have hedgerows," said Eskew, the director of Graystone...orange gourds just for jack-o'-lanterns."Not only do we plant pumpkins for the public, but also for the deer," Iris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-04/pumpkin-crop-prospered-rainy-
What to know about the white flowers that bloom in the fall

...Groundsel responds well to pruning, which can be done during the spring or early summer. When compared to many shrubs we plant, groundsel is considered long-lived as it can last close to 50 years. WATERING THE LAWN/LANDSCAPE: As usual during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-11-14/what-know-about-whit
Root rot threatens traditional Christmas fir trees

...two sons, David and Jeff, have joined him in the business. At 61, he knows he has to prepare for the future."When we plant something, we're not thinking about one president away or two presidents. Sometimes it's three and four presidents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-12-12/root-rot-threatens-f
Seed Master's Unlimited cafe is labor of love for owner

...free holiday meal for the homeless and has passed out care packages to those in need during past Thanksgivings."When we plant a seed, we have to plant it in good grounds," Chaney said. "Seed Master's is good grounds. It's clean grounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-01-27/seed-master
With pruning, tall shrubs can be trees

It is pretty common for some "shrubs" in our landscape to outgrow the size that we anticipated. When we plant them, we are dismayed because our landscapes look so bare and the plants so tiny in comparison with our homes. In a few short...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2010-08-19/pruning-tall-shrubs-
Gardening
Georgia grants project funds wildlife planting

...encompasses 1,000 wooded acres, but the broad power line that bisects the property is where most of the wildlife is seen. "We plant corn here in the summer and follow with clover mixed with oats in the fall," he said, gesturing across newly planted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/28/out_341123.shtml
Outdoors
Area's August 'snow' is caused by aphids

...Florida until this year. As the name implies, the aphids cause problems for hackberry trees. Hackberries are not a tree we plant in this area, but plenty of them are growing wild. Hackberries are best described as a tree with a light-gray bark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/17/gar_319393.shtml
Gardening
Temperature of soil affects plants' growth

...still plenty of chances for a cold front to come through and kill things off with one last frost.Also, many vegetables we plant are from the tropics, so they dislike cold soils and won't grow well in them.One year I planted a couple of tomatoes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2010-04-01/temperature-soil-aff
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