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Tips to get the lawn mower ready for spring

After the long, snowy winter and the cool, rainy early spring, it's near the time of year to fire up the lawn mower and cut the grass.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 05:50am EDT

Tags: spring, mower, dick uliano

How to make your lawn grub-proof

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath gives advice on how to keep that grass green and lush, hold the grubs at bay and safe ways to keep caterpillars away all.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 09:23am EDT

Tags: Mike McGrath, caterpillar, mosquitoes, Garden Plot, Milky Spore, stinkbugs, grubs, stink bugs

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Garden Plot: More tips on grass and garlic

Unless you plant the starter plugs densely, zoysia typically takes a couple seasons to fully establish, while Bermuda starts (or seed) planted in the Spring will fully cover the intended area edge to edge by the end of summer.

Friday - 06/08/2012, 01:14pm EDT

Tags: Mike McGrath, Garden Plot, garlic

Mistaken mow job costs Va city nearly $1 million

Responding to a complaint of high weeds, the city sent inmates on work detail to mow property in Denbigh in the summer of 2010. Then the city found out that the land was protected wetlands.

Friday - 02/17/2012, 11:00am EST

Tags: now, wetlands, protected land

Save your lawn and the bay, mow your grass taller

If you're looking to save your lawn and the Chesapeake Bay, start with cutting your grass higher this summer.

Sunday - 07/03/2011, 10:46am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, audubon society, University of Maryland, lawn care, lawn mowing,