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7 Ways to Get Rid of Flies in the House Jul. 29, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

Flies are a nearly unavoidable nuisance in most homes, especially during the warmer months of the ye... Read More

Easy-to-install Masonry Walkway Jul. 08, 2021

Here's How

Dear James: I enjoy gardening and landscaping. It would be convenient to have an attractive walkway ... Read More

Lawn Grubs Jun. 16, 2021

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Q: I was wondering about grubs because my neighbor said his yard had lots of grubs last fall. When s... Read More

Cheapskate Gardening Tips and Tricks Jun. 10, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

Is there anything more gratifying than a beautiful garden when you just happen to be the gardener? B... Read More

Alternate-Bearing Apple Tree Jun. 09, 2021

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Q: We moved into this house two years ago. We were told there was a 3-year-old apple tree in the bac... Read More

Vegetable Garden Questions Jun. 02, 2021

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Q: We planted a new vegetable garden with a lot of different vegetable seeds. We killed the existing... Read More

Things You Can Do Now To Fight Price Inflation Jun. 01, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

Nearly everything at the store, from beef and cereal to fruit and veggies, costs more than it did a ... Read More

Annual, Biennial or Perennial? May. 12, 2021

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Q: Can you help me remember the difference between annuals and perennials? For some reason, I have i... Read More

Spring Wildflowers Apr. 21, 2021

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Spring is moving north. One way we know that is to look at the early spring ephemeral wildflowers. T... Read More

Spring Garden Pest Control Apr. 14, 2021

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As spring arrives, it is time to start scouting for signs of diseases, insects and weeds. Once a pes... Read More

Easter Lilies and Early Tomatoes Apr. 07, 2021

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Last year at this time, around Easter, most areas had lockdowns. Most churches were not able to have... Read More

Rose Care and Privacy Plants Mar. 31, 2021

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Q: Last year, I planted six roses. Over the winter, the stems have turned brown except for the very ... Read More

Gardens Around the Country Celebrate Spring Mar. 27, 2021

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block Spring has sprung, and summer will soon arrive. If you're a flower gardener — ... Read More

New Plants on the Horizon Mar. 24, 2021

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Unfortunately, this year, the Tropical Plant International Expo was held online instead of in person... Read More

New Books for New Gardeners Mar. 10, 2021

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As we talked about last week, many people became gardeners in the past few years, especially last ye... Read More

Fiddle Leaf Fig Feb. 17, 2021

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Let's start today's article with a one-question quiz. When it is growing in nature, is the common ho... Read More

Rubber Tree Plants Feb. 10, 2021

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You may not remember the 1959 Oscar award-winning song titled "High Hopes" and sung by Frank Sinatra... Read More

Vegetable Garden Seeds Jan. 27, 2021

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Q: I saved seeds from several of my garden plants last year, including pumpkins, peppers and peas. I... Read More

All-America Selections Vegetable Winners Jan. 20, 2021

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Last week, we looked at the flowers that won 2021 All-America Selections awards, and this week, we l... Read More

The Sissinghurst Castle Garden Was Cultivated With Love Jan. 17, 2021

Travel and Adventure

By Athena Lucero Our coach rolled through the Kent countryside 62 miles southeast of London toward t... Read More