A: Good thinking! Besides the fruits you’ve listed, tomatoes, avocados and peppers can release enough ethylene gas to affect tulip blooms. But honestly, we have plenty of chilling hours outdoors each winter in North Georgia. There is no need to chill bulbs if they are planted in mid-October.
Q: We sodded with Bermuda two years ago and have been watering regularly early in the morning for 10-15 minutes several times per week. We have a lawn service applying weed killer and fertilizer but the sod is dying. We really are at our wits’ end and simply do not know what to do next. Lee & Debby Williams, email