WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath is:
* Host of the nationally syndicated Public Radio show, You Bet Your Garden
* Contributing Editor and columnist for Greenprints magazine
* Former Editor-in-Chief of ORGANIC GARDENING magazine
* Author of books on Tomatoes, Compost, Seed saving and Kitchen Gardening
* Mike makes several appearances around town. They are listed in each week's column..
* Do you have a question for Mike? Email him at email@example.com. (Please include your name, location and the topic in the subject line)
The holidays are coming, and Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips to make the most out of your poinsettias and your Christmas trees.
As the weather cools down and winter looms, new gardening mysteries arise. But with the right plants and proper soil treatments, savvy gardeners can make it through.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips and tricks to make the most of those fall leaves.
It's about to get cold outside and that means lawn lovers and gardeners have some things to do. In this week's Garden Plot, Mike lays out, step by step, what you should do now to prepare for winter.
This week, Mike McGrath talks mysterious mushrooms, bad mulch and skunks.
From late-blooming flowers to blankets of fallen leaves, there's still time to care for your yard.
Another week, another Garden Plot roundup from Mike McGrath.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips on choosing the best backyard fruit trees, as well as how to rid your plants of aphids and lawn seeding advice.
There are garden chores you need to do now in order to make sure certain plants stay healthy over the winter.
As cold weather nears, gardening habits start to shift.
WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath takes on what you should and shouldn't do this time of year to keep your lawn looking great come summer. And, he tackles scary-looking caterpillars and gnats.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath explains what to do with troublesome tomatoes, how to feed your lawn and breaks down your September honey-do list.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath calls falling trees and tree limbs "one of the biggest dangers of being outdoors."
It's time to give your lawn a little love. WTOP Garden Plot editor Mike McGrath gives step-by-step instructions on exactly what to do, and what not to do.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath says now is the time to spread corn gluten meal for a lush, healthy lawn next year. He also has tips to deal with poison ivy and hornet stings, and a poetic bonus.
WTOP's Mike McGrath has advice on trimming your crepe myrtles and on how to get bugs, worms and creepy-crawlies from eating you and your plants.
As fall lawn-feeding time approaches, Garden Editor Mike McGrath warns homeowners to take steps to protect their lawn and the health of the Chesapeake Bay to avoid repeating the mistakes that led to Toledo's water crisis.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips to keep moles and yellowjackets out of your yard plus pruning tips for various plants.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath takes on wood mulch, limb cutting and how to grow artichokes in the D.C. region.
Last week was Japanese beetles, this week it's yellow jackets.
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