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Coral bells' beauty lies in leaves, blossoms alike

...moisture ? a condition created in any soil that is kept enriched with organic materials such as compost, leaves and wood chips.Generally, these plants thrive in either full sun or partial shade, although the leaves of American alumroot and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-07/coral-bells-beauty-lies-leaves-blos
Mountains of tree debris to be converted to wood chips

...soon be replaced by huge piles of wood chips.Jared Moskowitz, the general counsel...exist."What happens next with the wood chips is up to the city, which hasn't...Sandy and Hurricane Katrina, said wood chips can be recycled as mulch, sold to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-26/mountains-tree-debris-be-conv
Good management can help your vegetable garden grow

...and then hand-weed or hoe closer to the plants.After weeding, place a few inches of pine straw, wheat straw, old wood chips or other mulch material around your plants to help conserve moisture and keep weeds away.You can go even further in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-07-10/good-management-can-
Sid Mullis: Tree stumps from storm debris offer alternative to buying mulch

...There are usually concerns about putting out fresh wood chips. Diseases on the wood could be transferred to ornamental...fresh chips tying up nitrogen during decomposition. Wood chips have a high carbon to nitrogen ratio and they can cause...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-03/sid-mullis-tree-stumps-storm-debris
Banjo-B-Que contestants cook up good time at music festival

...were attempting to defend their home turf."It's leisurely until right about now," Burg said as he dropped more wood chips into his grill. "You're always going to have butterflies in your stomach."Old Plantation BBQ took the grand champion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-24/banjo-b-que-contestants-cook
Plants love eating organic

...SIMPLIFYSpreading an inch of compost or a few inches of leaves, wood chips or other organic mulch each year will usually provide...informal flowers and wildflowers; any organic mulch, from wood chips to straw to pine needles, will suffice. Over the years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-05-01/plants-love-eating-o
Augusta gets passing grade on pollution

...Air quality has also been helped by a number of industry initiatives, DeCamp said. An example is Savannah River Site's converting an old coal-fired steam plant into one that burns wood chips, greatly reducing its emissions, he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-30/augusta-gets-passing-grade-p
Train derails in Washington County

...Ga., spilling about 85 tons of wood chips but causing no injuries, according...completely and spilled its load of wood chips onto the railroad's main track...pulled by two locomotives. Other than wood chips, no other materials were released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-01-28/train-derails-washington-cou
Clean energy in works

...Savannah River Site.The unusual project will convert 322,000 tons of wood chips and shredded tires per year into 20 megawatts of electric power...about 25 permanent jobs, not including private haulers who bring wood chips to the plant.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-07/clean-energy-works
Metro | Savannah River Site
Shavings can be used for mulch

...while before using as mulch. Fresh wood chips can tie up nitrogen during decomposition. Wood chips have a high carbon-to-nitrogen...Another concern is that if fresh wood chips are applied in too thick of a layer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/06/ent_317145.shtml
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