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Bacterial Leaf Spot Jul. 01, 2020

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Q: We want to trim our trees, but we were told not to cut off any branches in the summertime. Why is... Read More

Reconnecting During Quarantine Jun. 14, 2020

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Dear Annie: My siblings and I were never close. In fact, my brother and I could have been considered... Read More

2020 Green Thumb Awards Mar. 25, 2020

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Last week, we talked about 3 of the 4 new plant varieties that have won the 2020 Green Thumb Awards ... Read More

Plant Survival Feb. 26, 2020

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This is the third article in a series of five helping millennials take care of houseplants. The trop... Read More

Garden Resolutions Jan. 01, 2020

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Wow, we made it to the year that people with bad vision dream about: 2020. New Year's is the time th... Read More

Evergreens Dec. 25, 2019

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Q: While looking for our Christmas tree, my daughter asked why some trees have needles and some don'... Read More

Gardening Books Dec. 18, 2019

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Last minute shopping for gifts sometimes comes down to just grabbing some books that sound like they... Read More

Holiday Gift Ideas Dec. 11, 2019

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One of the ways that I like to give gifts to a gardener is to create a basket of items they can use.... Read More

Christmas Gift Ideas Dec. 04, 2019

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Let's continue with our gardener gift ideas that we started last week. During the winter, gardeners ... Read More

9 Remarkable Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds Dec. 03, 2019

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If you love your morning cup of joe, there's a pretty good chance you're throwing out spent coffee g... Read More

Gifts for Gardeners Nov. 27, 2019

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Well, it is that time of year again: gift-giving season. So let's dig in and see what is new and use... Read More

Cold Weather Nov. 20, 2019

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If you don't live in the West Coast or southern Florida, you probably experienced some record cold t... Read More

Indoor Plants Nov. 13, 2019

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Q: I have tried for several years to keep houseplants indoors during the winter and then move them o... Read More

November 8, 2019 Nov. 08, 2019

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Dear Annie: My 42-year-old granddaughter is currently living with me. She has been evicted twice for... Read More

Growing Pumpkins Oct. 30, 2019

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If you are planning ahead to next year's Halloween and need to repel vampires, it is not too late to... Read More

Walnuts and Buckeyes Oct. 23, 2019

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Q: I have several walnut trees on my property. I noticed that one mature tree did not produce any wa... Read More

Retaining Walls Oct. 16, 2019

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Q: Everyone in my subdivision uses man-made blocks for the retaining walls they installed on the slo... Read More

Fertilizer Numbers Oct. 09, 2019

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Q: A while back, you wrote that a person could mix two fertilizers and that "each active ingredient ... Read More

Growth Regulators Oct. 02, 2019

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Q: We have a tree that produces very large acorns. They are a tripping hazard, and the acorns also p... Read More

Fall Gardens Sep. 25, 2019

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Sometimes it is fun to look at the differences that gardeners in the northern and southern parts of ... Read More