Planting questions answered

Those trees are real bullies, with roots that steal every bit of food and water they can find, leaving little to nothing for other plants.

Saturday - 01/15/2011, 02:04pm EST

New Year's Resolutions that $ave You Money

Happy New Year! Time for our annual money saving, green-leaning resolutions for gardeners (and you normal people too).

Wednesday - 12/29/2010, 08:15pm EST

Protecting spring bulbs, Christmas tree care

Although it's predicted to reach a blistering 36 Saturday, the nights have all been well below freezing, with no global warming in sight.

Thursday - 12/16/2010, 08:17pm EST

Gifts for Gardeners

Tick, tick, tickójust two weeks until Christmas Day -- time for my annual last minute gardener's gift list.

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 09:47am EST

Really live trees are ho-ho-heavy!

Time to issue my annual warnings to those of you planning on buying a truly live Christmas tree.

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 09:47am EST

Here come the ho-ho-holidays

The secret to keeping a cut tree fresh and supple indoors isn't in any magic mixture you place in the water holder.

Friday - 11/26/2010, 08:23pm EST

Bad trees and good leaves

You know how I've been saying that this is a great time of year to plant trees? Well, I should add that not all trees should be planted.

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 09:47am EST

Weekend marching orders

Your weekend marching (and non-marching) orders...

Friday - 11/12/2010, 09:47am EST

Stinkbugs, tilling and mulching

Brian in Warrenton has an important stinkbug alert.

Thursday - 11/04/2010, 09:47am EDT

Dig your Christmas tree hole

Speaking of holidays, it's time for some of you to start thinking about Christmas.

Friday - 10/29/2010, 09:48am EDT
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