The Johnston residence at 3512 W. Surrey Road is selected top yard
The Daffodil Garden Club selects the home of Ray and Martha Johnston for its Demcember honor.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: The showy colored parts of poinsettias are actually modified leaves
Of the many home and office arrangements, the poinsettias take center stage at Christmas. These brightly colored plants are a definite indication that the Christmas season has arrived and are very much a part of our Christmas decor.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: The Christmas season is already upon us and rejoicing is in the air
Christmas lights help spread the holiday spirit within each of us. However, with these lights come much responsibility to ensure the safety of the home, workplace and community throughout this season.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A cactus commonly referred to as Christmas cactus is actually a Thanksgiving cactus
Three varieties of leaf cacti bloom at the time of significant holidays and holy days: Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Decorating is a great tradition, but make sure pets do not get hurt
Many of the decorations and trappings of the holidays can be problems for pets if they ingest them.
Home of Robert Miller is cited for its beauty by the Daffodil Garden Club
After buying the home at 1205 Forest Glen Drive in Albany a dozen years ago, Robert Miller first gutted and renovated the residence, then turned his attention to the landscaping.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Mulch gives landscapes curb appeal and unique character
Organic mulches are effective, but mineral and synthetic (inorganic) mulches can also make good mulching choices.
RON WOLFE: Yes, you can grow citrus in the Albany area
This question is frequently asked and the answer is yes, you can grow citrus here. There are some precautions one must consider before planting a citrus tree in the ground.
GEORGAI CLIPPNGS: Mulches are a very popular commodity in our contemporary landscapes and urban communities
Many different natural and synthetic mulches are available today which provide curb appeal, reduction of soil water losses, suppression of weeds, and protection against temperature extremes.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: It's a good time to complete effective landscape plantings
The weather outside is comfortable, yet cool enough to encourage plants to transition well into their new landscape homes. Check the soil for necessary preparation and proper drainage and make the necessary adjustments before installing any new plant materials.
Church gather for Make a Difference event
The volunteers worked on various chores connected with the “Food for a Thousand” vegetable garden at St. Patrick’s, a mission garden where the food is grown exclusively for distribution to people in need through food pantries such as Neighbors in Need and The Lord’s Pantry.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Fall is in the air, which means its time to work on those landscapes
This is the month that initiates seasonal activity in your landscape from color enjoyment and curb appeal to activity resolution and evening moments sitting around the outside fireplace or wood burner.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: An understanding of the outdoor room concept is important in planning
Before you start any projects, a good understanding of what is involved from start to finish is most critical.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Fall is a beautiful time of the year
Every landscape garden needs shrubs for structure and good form for all seasons. Colorful fall foliage is often a factor many people link only to trees, but be reminded that shrubs can offer an interesting display of fall colors too.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: Chrysanthemums add more splashes of color to the autumn season
Our modern cultivated chrysanthemums exhibit a greater display of color than those found in nature. Their flowers can be seen in several forms including daisy-like, decorative, pompons or buttons. The chrysanthemums have many hybrids and multitudes of cultivars developed for horticultural purposes.
Health and Wellness
- Georgia, South still low in health rankings
- Even in Southwest Georgia, more sign up for Affordable Care Act coverage
- Resignations, reappointments taking place on Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital staff
- MICHELE MOULTON: Tips for avoiding workout burnout
- Southwest Georgia hospitals ranked in Georgia Trend
- Lights of Love honors cancer patients at annual ceremony Monday | VIDEO
- Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Finance Committee reviews audited financial statements
- Flu activity increasing in Southwest Georgia
- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society names 2014 Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholar
- KIRSTEN LUPINSKI: Healthy eating during the holiday season
- Widespread Panic to headline Wanee Music festival
- Unbreakable Bloodline true to their name
- Albany Chorale singing in the holidays | VIDEO
- Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Dec. 10-16, 2014
- Albany Civil Rights Institute to host Karl Zerbe exhibit | VIDEO
- Nicole Williams discovering her artistic side with Albany Area Arts Council
- Albany Symphony taking holiday flight with Cirque
- Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Dec. 3-9, 2014
- Dashing to the Snowflake Inn | PHOTO GALLERY
- December's already looking a lot like Christmas