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Old Christmas trees, New Year's resolutions

Now that the holidays are almost over, put your old Christmas trees to good use and make smart resolutions to help your lawn when spring comes.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 10:11am EST

Tags: garden plot, Mike McGrath, Christmas trees, lawn care

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Garden Plot: Holiday gifts, December advice

Have you decided what to get for your favorite gardener this holiday season?

Friday - 12/07/2012, 01:24pm EST

Tags: Mike McGrath, Holly, flower show

Garden Plot: Grubs, greens and Christmas trees

Find out when to trim those evergreens and how to prevent grub damage, and remember these tips for a tip-top Christmas tree.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 11:00am EST

Tags: garden plot, Mike McGrath

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Garden Plot: Oh, Christmas tree

If you're buying a Christmas tree, there are a few things you need to know in order to keep it healthy and beautiful.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 08:32am EST

Tags: Christmas trees, Mike McGrath, garden plot

Rosemary trees, home-grown gifts and voles

A sure sign of the approaching holidays is the appearance of those wonderful Christmas-tree shaped cones of live rosemary in garden centers and upscale supermarkets.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 09:48am EST

Tags: garden plot, Mike McGrath, gardening, Christmas trees, amaryllis

Great deals on trees and squirrel birth control

A great resource for proper tree selection, planting and care.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 10:58am EST

Tags: garden plot, Mike McGrath

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Garden Plot: Sandy storm warning do's and don'ts

Lawn-related advice in preparation for a possible coming storm.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 10:34am EDT

Tags: garden plot, leaves, Mike McGrath

Garden Plot: Of leaves and lawns

Save those leaves: They're a gardener's best friend.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 11:25am EDT

Tags: leaves, Mike McGrath, clover, autumn, garden plot

Growing fruits and nuts not for the faint of heart

All you need to know about edible plants, and getting ready for the region's cold weather with these gardening tips - but watch out for acorns.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 12:47pm EDT

Tags: Mike McGrath, fruit trees, Cold weather, ticks

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Why you need to get rid of acorns

White-footed field mice consume acorns, and those mice are known for carrying Lyme disease.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 04:01am EDT

Tags: acorns, Mike McGrath, michelle basch, garden plot, gardening

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