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WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath reminds readers that this is the time to treat your lawn with Corn Gluten Meal to prevent future weeds. Also, some handy tricks on dealing with angry bees.
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Professionally managed herds of goats are becoming an increasingly popular way to control weeds and invasive plants without the use of nasty herbicides. Goats can get into otherwise hard-to-reach areas, cause no chemical pollution and even eat poison ivy.
Insects can attack and wreak havoc on plants. Read about ways to get rid of three common insects.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath tackles when to fertilize and plant for the most success.
Don't delay, if you want to see the famed titan arum at the U.S. Botanic Garden.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath takes on lightning bugs, giant peach trees and proper lawn care in humid weather.
Peaches are the most difficult and demanding crop a homeowner can grow, while garlic harvesting is easier but requires a balance of several factors.
In the "tropical swamp of downtown D.C.," crushed plants, whirring fans and water warfare can all help repel the buzzing pests.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath offers his know-how to keep your lawn green and lush all summer long.
The Mohonk Mountain House in upstate New York has created a nice list of annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs that deer have mostly declined to dine on at the lushly landscaped resort.