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Azaleas and Willows Sep. 07, 2016

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Q: I have a long row of azaleas on the north side of my house that has been there for many years and... Read More

Powdery Mildew Aug. 17, 2016

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Q: We have a large pumpkin patch, and most of the leaves have turned white. It appears to be powdery... Read More

Getting Rid of Rose Rosette Jul. 06, 2016

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Q: I have various kinds of roses in a small flower bed. An unusual thing has happened to one of the ... Read More

Leaf Spot Diseases Jun. 29, 2016

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Q: Brown spots are appearing on the leaves of my tomato plant. The tomatoes are still small and gree... Read More

Fighting off Spirea Aphids Jun. 22, 2016

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Q: I was gathering some flowers for a vase, and I wanted some greenery, so I cut off some spirea bra... Read More

Dethatch a Lawn Jun. 08, 2016

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Q: We live in the south and have a zoysia grass lawn. It feels spongy when we walk on it. We have be... Read More

Sawflies and Leaf Cutter Bees Jun. 01, 2016

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Q: My azaleas suddenly started losing their leaves. I saw some small, green things that look like ca... Read More

Fireflies and Blossom-End Rot May. 25, 2016

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Q: I always chased fireflies as a kid. Nowadays I don't see them. Is there a way to increase the fir... Read More

Propagating Plants May. 18, 2016

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Q: We have a Japanese maple growing in our yard. It is a dwarf maple that is only about waist-high, ... Read More

Topiary Designs May. 11, 2016

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Q: We have a tall evergreen in our yard. I think it's a juniper. How do we prune it to make it a nic... Read More

Window-Box Plants May. 04, 2016

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Q: I want to give my mother a window box full of plants, but I can't seem to get plants to grow nice... Read More

Picking the Perfect Peony Apr. 27, 2016

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Q: My wife loves peonies, and I want to surprise her with some for Mother's Day. But I know nothing ... Read More

Growing Tomatoes Apr. 13, 2016

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Q: Last year, all of the cauliflower heads in my garden were a yellowish-white color. I didn't reali... Read More

Planning a Vegetable Garden Feb. 17, 2016

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Vegetable gardening can be a relaxing hobby for the whole family, especially if it is planned with a... Read More

F1 Hybrids Feb. 03, 2016

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Q: I see that some seeds in my vegetable catalogs are listed as F1 hybrids. They are usually more ex... Read More

Inside the Garden of Political Town Hall Plants Jan. 06, 2016

Michelle Malkin

On Thursday, CNN will host a town hall with President Obama as part of his "final-year push to make ... Read More

The Feng Shui of Exercise: No Pane, No Gain Oct. 13, 2015

Energy Express

OK, it's just a theory — like relativity — but I consider it true: The place where you w... Read More

Allelopathy Jul. 23, 2014

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Question: We were told that our walnut tree may be the cause of the slow growth of the tomatoes in o... Read More

Strange Brew

Jul. 16, 2014

Moving Plants and Ash Yellows Jun. 25, 2014

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I recently wrote about transplanting perennials in the summer before a house was sold. This can be d... Read More