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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Wait a little longer until you fertilize your lawn

I get asked many times about applying pre-emergence weed and feeds during late February and March to prevent summer weeds, but it is too early to be putting out fertilizer.
By Sid Mullis

Victorian garden style lives on

Those drawn to 19th century style may be pleased to learn that vintage garden decor is a trend this spring and summer.
By Kim Cook

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Prepare gardens to enjoy beauty of hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are fascinating to watch. If you enjoy watching them, put out hummingbird feeders.
By Sid Mullis

Monday, April 7, 2014

Property Transfers

Richmond County property transfers for March 13-24.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for March 6-13. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Property transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for March 3-5. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Plants might be suffering effects of January cold snap

Spring has sprung and new growth is coming out on our trees and shrubs. I am curious about the amount of new growth on plants damaged by the severe cold snap on Jan. 7, when it got down to single ...
By Sid Mullis

Saturday, March 22, 2014

'Big Bang' star and her husband buy Khloe Kardashian's mansion

LOS ANGELES - Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and her husband, Ryan Sweeting, have bought the Tarzana home of former Laker Lamar Odom and television personality Khloe Kardashian.
By Lauren Beale

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Feb. 18-24. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

In modern world, even toilets are becoming paperless

First came covered sewers, then indoor plumbing and flush toilets. Now, one bathroom at a time, another major shift in toilet hygiene is underway.

Keep kids' artwork creatively

It's a conundrum many parents face: what to do with the steady flow of drawings, paintings, collages and more that children bring home from school and camp?
By Melissa Kossler Dutton

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Jan. 30-Feb. 3. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Kill summer weeds before they germinate

Normally during February or early March I remind you that it is time to apply a preemergence herbicide to your lawn to prevent summer weeds from germinating.
By Sid Mullis

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Jan. 10-22. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014

Property Transfers

Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Jan. 3-10. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office.

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Brown foliage on boxwoods is a common problem in cold months

If any of you have any boxwoods you probably see a lot of brown to bronze color foliage on them due to the cold weather. It shows up most often on American and English boxwoods. The leaves are ...
By Sid Mullis

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

The quicker you take care of winter weeds, the easier it is to kill them

Most, if not all of you have some winter weeds growing in your lawn. Winter weeds begin germinating when the weather cools down during the fall.
By Sid Mullis

Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014

Property Transfers

Richmond Country property transfers for Dec. 26-Jan. 2

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014

Wild weather feeds anxiety over trees

A number of homeowners reluctantly opt to be safe rather than sorry by removing trees - even when it might not be necessary.
By Diana Marszalek

Pots are perfect fit when growing fruit

Many fruit growers are going to pots. Con­tainers are great for tight spaces, easy to manage, convenient for harvesting and provide better soil than is found in most gardens.
By Dean Fosdick

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