In last month's column, the second installment taking us around the world seeking signature grapes in countries and regions, I mentioned getting feedback from readers. All three of them called or emailed.
Since it was discovered that the flower color of the common garden hydrangea could be changed by changing soil pH, homeowners have enjoyed practicing such horticultural wizardry and impressing their friends and neighbors.
No doubt about it, brown patch is the most damaging disease of warm-season turfgrasses in Georgia. Many turfgrasses, including, tall fescue, zoysia grass and bermuda grass, are susceptible to this fungal disease.
A 2010 report by Emblem Health and National Alliance for Caregiving indicates that roughly 29 percent of the U.S. population serves in an unpaid caregiver capacity. Seven in 10 of these caregivers are caring for someone who is 50 years of age or older. More than half of caregivers are relatively young, between the ages of 18 and 49 years. The vast majority is related to the recipient; 36 percent care for a parent.