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This is the time to take a bad yard and turn it into the yard you want.
Find out how to save by buying now for next spring.
When is the best time to apply corn gluten for fall weed prevention?
What's the silky material showing up on azaleas and roses? And tips to help tomato growers.
Hang in there, cats and kittens, this heat wave should break by Monday. In the meantime, and during future heat waves, remember the following tips.
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WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips for what not to do when it's really hot.
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Beneficial nematodes are the safe and effective grub control of choice.
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.
Oscar in Bethesda writes: "I have a plant outside that is currently covered with small black insects. Will they damage the plant? Could you please let me know what they are and how I should deal with them?"
Moles make raised tunnels, especially in lawns, but they don't eat plants. Voles make small holes in the ground and eat lots of plants. And really big holes that plants "disappear down" could be a sign of groundhogs. Identifying the pest is job number one.
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