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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
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-
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
'My Hero' children's book tells nurse's story

...die from colon cancer in 1985 led to My Hero, My Dad the Nurse Knocked Out Cancer. "That's a heavy topic, and if we plant the seed when they're young, it may not be a foreign concept (to have checkups) when they are older, or they can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2010-10-01/my-hero-childrens-book-tells-
Aiken | Health | Metro | Health Care
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
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
Gardening | Life
Storm-proofing yard can help you weather storms

...People would avoid a lot of damage by putting the right plant in the right place." A primary example is changing where we plant shade trees, Bryant says. "Recommendations about planting trees near your house for their energy value are good, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/19/gar_431685.shtml
Gardening
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
Don't wait for hot, dry weather to check the irrigation system

...rush Mother Nature and plant too early. How your plants do depends upon the soil temperature. Many of the vegetables we plant are from the tropics, and they don't like cold soils and won't grow well in them. Planting too early, before the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/20/ent_313901.shtml
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