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 firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please include your name, location and the topic in the subject line)
It's that time of year again. Here's how to keep your lawn, your pets and yourself safe from pests.
Be careful getting rid of poison ivy and if you pruned that tree in the fall, you're the reason it's dead now.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips for cutting lawns and preventing grubs.
In this Garden Plot, Mike McGrath show you the way.
A bouquet of flowers is a very popular Mother's Day gift, and WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath has some advice for picking the right blooms.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath has advice on helping spring bulbs, lilacs and crepe myrtles.
Mike McGrath explains exactly what you can and can't plant this weekend to improve your lawn and crops for the coming year.
Mike McGrath tells the truth about the bees in your lawn, and answers every corn gluten meal question you can throw at him.
The ground temperatures will be perfect this weekend to do one important thing for great weed-free lawns this summer.
This week Garden Editor Mike McGrath explores the health benefits of pansies and how to rid your home of ants.
It's finally spring: Here's what you and your lawn need to know.
This week in Garden Plot, editor Mike McGrath says forget spring seeding, just get your gluten down now.
This week, Garden Plot dishes on hops, moles, voles and more.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath takes on growing hops plants for beer, seasonal pruning, and those pesky moles, voles and rabbits, which can kill your lawn and plantings.
Mike takes on unplanted tulips sprouting in the garage, when to spread your corn gluten and what to do with exposed roots in the front yard.
The weather is getting warmer, but don't be fooled. It's not spring yet.
Now is not the time to prune your roses, but it is the time to prune your maple and other big trees. WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath also has advice on how to handle road salt on your lawn.
Valentine's Day is around the corner - but it's still pretty cold out there. Here's what you need to know.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath discusses how these bitter cold temperatures will affect the mosquito population and floral options for your sweetheart.
Hi: 67 °F | Lo: 48 °F