June 24, 2021
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first_imgPrincess Caroline will grow three to four feet tall. Princess Molly reaches only 18 inches tall. Princess Caroline is a lot more vigorous, but both can grow in some shade. For best results, though, give them a lot of sun, he said.Because it is smaller, Princess Molly will do better in the landscape if it doesn’t have a lot of tall competition. It will also thrive in a large pot.The grasses are fairly maintenance free, he said. A small amount of fertilizer at the beginning of the season is OK, but don’t fertilize too much for a desirable ornamental grass. They need water to get established. But once they are growing, they are very hearty plants for the southern climate. Princess Caroline and Princess Molly were developed by Wayne Hanna, a plant breeder with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in Tifton, Ga. The well known turfgrass breeder named the varieties after his granddaughters. The grasses are patented and licensed through the UGA Research Foundation.“One of the biggest benefits about them is they don’t produce any seed, they don’t produce any pollen,” Hanna said. “So, they stay pretty vegetative, and the benefit of that is you only get what you plant.”It also means the plants won’t invade into other areas of the landscape, he said. The University of Georgia recently released two drought-tolerant, disease-resistant ornamental grasses that can grow from a seedling to a full plant in one month. And, they don’t produce seed or pollen. Princess Molly and Princess Caroline will be available this spring at nurseries and other retail outlets across the country. Currently, four growers in Alabama and five in Georgia are propagating the plants. From Atlanta south, both grasses will overwinter and come back each spring. North of Atlanta and depending on the winter, they should be treated like annuals that die due to the cold.last_img read more

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first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Wellington girls opened the new year with a resounding 49-24 victory over Augusta Friday evening. The game was a key Ark Valley Chisholm Trail League Division IV contest.Wellington is currently 2-2 in the AV-CTL DIV and 5-3 overall.The Crusaders sunk 12 3-pointers in the game and dominated Augusta from start to finish.  The Crusaders opened with a 14-4 first-quarter lead and held a 30-11 halftime advantage. The two teams scored 9-points apiece in the third and Wellington would outscore the Orioles 12-4 in the fourth.Junior Carlie McComb led all scorers with 15 points. She had 11 in the first half. Kailey Jenkins scored 13 points including three 3-pointers in the first half. There were nine players scoring for Wellington.Defensively, Wellington was all over the young Orioles. No Oriole girl scored more than four points.Wellington head coach Kevin Hackerott changed up the lineup after the loss to Clearwater before Christmas break. He brought in five girls about every couple minutes. “I think we are a better basketball team if we play a more uptempo game,” Hackerott said. “We got a lot of girls contributing tonight. That’s what we have to have.” It was Wellington’s highest scoring game of the season. Wellington now travels to Circle to finish off the first rotation of the league on Tuesday. Hackerott said it is a winnable game. “I have no doubt we can beat any team in the league,” Hackerott said. “I also think we can lose to any team in the league. Depends what team shows up on Tuesday.” Wellington 49 Augusta 24Wellington 14 16 9 12 — 49Augusta 4 7 9 4 — 24Augusta: Burkett 2, Richardt 2, Becker 3, Childers , Marlnee 4, Eberhart 3, Tipton 4. Total: 11 (0) 2-7 24.Wellington: Savannah Cornejo 4, Kailey Jenkins 13, Shanlyn Heffley 3, Kelsey Whaley 3, Megan Amrein 3, Carlie McComb 15, Sydney Shields 4, Avery Lewellen 2, Halynn Paige 2. Total: 11 (12) 3-6 49. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

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first_imgShare on: WhatsApp Jurgen Klopp is relieved to have his Liverpool squad back togetherLondon, United Kingdom | AFP |  Jurgen Klopp admitted on Sunday that it has been a “massive lift” to see his Liverpool squad back training together as they prepare for the return of the Premier League.The English top flight is set to restart on June 17 and teams have been able to resume group training after weeks of isolation due to the coronavirus lockdown.It has been an especially frustrating time for Liverpool boss Klopp, whose side were two wins away from clinching the Premier League title when the season was halted because of the pandemic in March.“We never had nine weeks without football training in our lives since we played football, pretty much. That’s all different but interesting as well,” Klopp told Liverpool’s website.“We enjoy the situation, that’s really all good. And it makes all the difference for us, to be honest, to come together and have this hour or two here together.“You get this contact, feedback as well on the pitch directly, not via a computer or a screen. It’s a massive, massive lift.”Liverpool have a 25-point lead over second placed Manchester City, putting their first English title for 30 years within touching distance if the season does restart.The Reds’ first game back is scheduled to be the Merseyside derby against Everton and Klopp is building his players’ fitness towards that date.“We don’t have to be match-fit now. We try it with increasing intensity, day by day, but we have to be fit on the 19th or 20th, whichever day they will give us against Everton, I think,” Klopp said. “That’s the moment when we want to be at 100 percent. It’s round about three weeks until then, that’s good. We want to use that and we will.“It’s our pre-season; how I said, we don’t expect a long break in between the seasons, so this is a very important period for us.”Liverpool are now awaiting confirmation on schedules and venues after senior police chiefs raised concerns about the club playing any possible title-clinching match at Anfield or another team’s stadium.All matches will be played behind closed doors and it was suggested Liverpool may have to move to a neutral venue in a bid to stop fans gathering outside.“That’s what we were all waiting for,” Klopp said. “But now it’s always like this. You were waiting for that, somebody tells us we could start, that’s good.“Now we know, from a training point of view, what we have to do when and when we have to be at 100 per cent in the best way, how we can train in different intensities. That was very important.“Now, of course, it’s more and more interesting when we play where, the times are really important because we will see how we can organise the travel stuff.”last_img read more

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