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Tree Flagging Sep. 19, 2018

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Q: My old maple tree has a few dead, bare branches at the top, and next to them, there are a couple ... Read More

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

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

Hackberry Nipple Galls May. 02, 2018

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Q: The leaves on my hackberry tree have bumps. What can I do about this problem? A: Your tree has ga... 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

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

An Outdoor Room for Summer Jun. 28, 2017

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It's here! The Fourth of July and all the community celebrations signal the official start of one of... Read More

The Front Porch Jun. 14, 2017

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The American front porch is a slice of heaven. You are fortunate if the homes in your neighborhood h... 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

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

Getting Ready for Spring Use of Outdoor Spaces Mar. 15, 2017

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Want to shake the winter doldrums? With rain and snow sticking around, anticipating how you might in... 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

Planning a Vegetable Garden Feb. 15, 2017

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Have you received any garden seed catalogs yet? Developing a vegetable garden site takes time and re... Read More

Tool Winners of the Green Thumb Awards Jan. 18, 2017

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Last week, we talked about the new plant varieties that medaled in the 2017 Green Thumb Awards, whic... Read More

Mail Order Gardening Jan. 04, 2017

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January is National Mail Order Gardening Month. Have you gotten garden catalogs in the mail yet? If ... Read More