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The two best ways to prevent deer from eating your garden

It's a problem growing worse in some areas where green space is becoming a thing of the past -- deer wandering into gardens and yards and making a meal of them. There are two good options that have proven to get rid of them.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Tags: Deer, MEgan CLoherty, deer repellent, groundhogs, geese, garden, vegetable garden, Mike McGrath

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Follow the nose: How to keep moles out of your yard

Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips to keep moles and yellowjackets out of your yard plus pruning tips for various plants.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 04:50am EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, Mike McGrath, yellow jackets, lilacs, moles

Garden Plot: Bagworms, wood mulch and artichokes

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath takes on wood mulch, limb cutting and how to grow artichokes in the D.C. region.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 09:35am EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, Mike McGrath

Getting rid of yellow jackets in your garden

Last week was Japanese beetles, this week it's yellow jackets.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 09:38am EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, Mike McGrath, yellow jackets, bees, beetles, gardening, pests

Attack of the Japanese beetles: Eradicating them the safe and easy way

The Japanese beetle can be eradicated without hurting your garden, pets or the good bugs.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 09:28am EDT

Tags: Japanese beetles, gardenplot, gardening, Mike McGrath

Garden Plot: Varmints! Gnats, rabbits and chipmunks

This week, Garden Plot editor Mike McGrath has tips to plan a total re-planting of grass lawn, and how to fend off those pesky little summer creatures.

Friday - 07/04/2014, 09:19am EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, Mike McGrath

Garden Plot: Ants in your pants

Garden Plot Editor Mike McGrath informs about different kinds of ants and how to control them, plus climbing roses and grass problems.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 10:32am EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, Mike McGrath

Garden Plot: Tackling ticks and fighting fleas

It's that time of year again. Here's how to keep your lawn, your pets and yourself safe from pests.

Saturday - 06/07/2014, 11:00am EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, ticks, fleas, Mike McGrath

A few tips for planting those tomatoes

In this Garden Plot, Mike McGrath show you the way.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 03:27pm EDT

Tags: Garden Plot, Mike McGrath, tomatoes

Tips to choose the perfect flowers this Mother's Day

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.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 11:52am EDT

Tags: Mike McGrath, Garden Plot, flowers, Plants, Mother

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