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Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Sid Mullis: Pre-emergence herbicides helpful against weeds

Earlier in the month I told you the best way to prevent weeds is by having a healthy thick lawn. But invariably, no matter what, we get some weeds that pop up. 
By Sid Mullis

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Property Transfers

Here are Richmond County property transfers for Feb. 8-15. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Jan. 22 to Feb. 3. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Mullis: Maintain monkey grasses in February

Liriope, often referred to as monkey grass or border grass, is one of the most useful and versatile ground covers and border plants that can be grown in the Augusta area.
By Sid Mullis

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Jan. 15-22. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Artificial lights can keep plants growing during winter months

Short days put sunlight at a premium. Even houseplants feel it.
By Lee Reich

Sid Mullis: Rid your yard of weeds with tips

Using herbicides whether pre or post emergent is all fine and good when it comes to weed control, but you must look beyond herbicides for weed control. 
By Sid Mullis

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Jan. 11-15. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Sid Mullis: Now is the time to fix landscaping errors

We all make a few landscaping mistakes along the way. Fortunately, winter is a great time to correct those mistakes.
By Sid Mullis

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Create a bathroom, vanity style to fit your needs

What makes a great bathroom, one perfect for prepping and primping? A well-considered combination of fixtures, lighting and amenities - the kind we often first experience in a really nice hotel.
By Kim Cook

Spice up kitchen by adding black

The kitchen's often a room to experiment with decor. Over the years we've seen yellow, turquoise, avocado green, greige and white take their turn as favored hues. But now, black is back.
By Kim Cook

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Sid Mullis: Laying sod in winter challenging

The reason it is best not to sod in winter unless you have to is that roots in sod originate at the soil surface, where temperatures closely mimic air temperatures. If the air temperature is at or ...
By Sid Mullis

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

Property Transfers

Here are Richmond County property transfers for Dec. 21-30. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office. 

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Sid Mullis: Winter is right time for fireplace safety

The cold weather we've had since Sunday makes us want to build more fires in our fireplaces and wood stoves. If you are like me, you haven't had near the number of fires you normally would have ...
By Sid Mullis

Soil terminology knowledge can help set best base for plants

Good gardens start from the ground up, but to be a good soil steward you have to understand some basic terminology.
By Lee Reich

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Property transfers

Here are Richmond County property transfers for Dec. 16-21. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Sid Mullis: 'Crape murder' damages tree

Every few years during the winter I have to write about the unfortunate practice we see of "crape murder" everywhere around town.
By Sid Mullis

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Augusta area home prices affordable, analysis shows

A recent analysis of rental, sales and federal wage data by Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac shows homes in the metro area's three most populous counties are within reach of the typical wage earner.
By Damon Cline

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Property Transfers

Here are Richmond County property transfers for Dec. 2-10. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.
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