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Lawn Mushrooms Sep. 12, 2018

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Q: My lawn was looking fine until the recent rains. Now there are several colors and sizes of mushro... Read More

Potted Plant Insects Sep. 05, 2018

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Q: It is almost that time of year again when we need to move our houseplants indoors. Last year we a... Read More

Koi Fish Aug. 29, 2018

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Q: Several years ago, I bought some inexpensive Japanese koi and they eventually had babies in the p... Read More

You Brightened My Day Aug. 02, 2018

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DR. WALLACE: I'm writing to brighten your day. At the end of my letter, I'm sure you'll be smiling a... Read More

Proper Plant Watering Jun. 20, 2018

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Q: In the spring, we planted several new trees and a flowerbed with some shrubs. Now that we are goi... Read More

Double Digging Apr. 11, 2018

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Q: I was reading a mystery novel, and one of the characters mentioned that the garden had been doubl... Read More

Exposed Wood Apr. 04, 2018

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Q: My maple tree was pruned two months ago, while it was dormant during the winter. There is still s... Read More

Phals Orchids Mar. 14, 2018

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Q: I am in love. I received a phalaenopsis orchid as a gift at Christmas. It is still blooming in Ma... Read More

2018 Gardening Resolutions Dec. 27, 2017

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I used to have a New Year's resolution of not eating a whole watermelon in one sitting. That was bac... Read More

Winter Weather Dec. 13, 2017

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Even though recent snowstorms reached the Gulf states, there are heavy snowstorms and ice storms eac... Read More

Dealing With Yellow Grass Oct. 18, 2017

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Q: We had large, soft maple trees taken out this summer; the large trunks were ground down. We took ... Read More

Tree Transplants Oct. 11, 2017

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Q: We transplanted some 3.5-inch caliper trees six years ago. They seem to be generally healthy, but... Read More

Agricultural Hardiness Zones Oct. 04, 2017

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Q: Recently, you mentioned that some ornamental grasses were only hardy to zone 5 or zone 7. Does th... Read More

Weed Killer May. 24, 2017

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Q: We are having an argument. We use a 2-gallon pump sprayer for our garden. Sometimes we use insect... Read More

Magnolia Trees May. 10, 2017

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Q: Last year, right as my magnolia was starting to flower, there was a bad frost, and no flowers sur... Read More

Have a Healthy Lawn Apr. 19, 2017

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Q: I want a nice lawn, but some of my friends say that this is selfish and wasteful. Is there a way ... Read More

Potted Vegetables Apr. 12, 2017

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Q: I want to try growing some vegetables this year, but I don't have much space and I was wondering ... Read More

Grass Seed Mixtures Mar. 15, 2017

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Q: I have a question regarding grass seed. I've heard that a bag containing various grass species is... Read More

Gardening for Local Conditions Mar. 01, 2017

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Q: I recently retired and moved from South Dakota to South Carolina. I have been looking at garden c... Read More

Straighten up Feb. 22, 2017

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Q: We had an ornamental pear tree planted on a berm about three years ago. It started to lean soon a... Read More