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Trees and Grass Nov. 11, 2020

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Q: Our backyard woods comprise oaks and other deciduous trees, so our leaf cleanup is constant every... 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

Rain Gardens Sep. 11, 2019

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Q: I have been thinking about putting in a rain garden. Do you have any advice on building one? What... Read More

A Deeper Look at Daylilies Jul. 17, 2019

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The botanical name for daylilies is Hemerocallis. It comes from two Greek words: Hemera is day, and ... Read More

Ant Invasion Jun. 26, 2019

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Q: Our landscape has been invaded by ants. Actually, the ants aren't out in the landscape but instea... Read More

The Cheapskate Gardener Jun. 13, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

The only difference between gardeners and cheapskate gardeners is the amount of money they spend to ... Read More

Select Small-Sized, Easy-to-Handle Tools May. 16, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I want to do some outdoor projects, such as adding a deck, a trellis, etc. Being petite,... Read More

Antibiotics Unearthed to Kill Superbugs Mar. 07, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

Top public health authorities descended on Capitol Hill Thursday to sound the alarm about a grim fut... Read More

Preventing Black-Spot Fungus Jun. 15, 2016

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Q: I've had many rose bushes for years. They look great during the year, but every summer I begin to... Read More

Sapsuckers and Soil May. 14, 2014

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Question: I discovered rows of holes on the trunk of one of my new pine trees and the holes are oozi... Read More

A Little Dirt on Soil Apr. 30, 2014

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Q: We retired and moved south. I used to have great black garden soil, but here the soil is brownish... Read More