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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.
From late-blooming flowers to blankets of fallen leaves, there's still time to care for your yard.
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.
Last week was Japanese beetles, this week it's yellow jackets.
The Japanese beetle can be eradicated without hurting your garden, pets or the good bugs.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips for cutting lawns and preventing grubs.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath has advice on helping spring bulbs, lilacs and crepe myrtles.
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.
The U.S. has seen a decline in farms in the last 25 years. One growing response is the rise of backyard farms.
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.
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