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Don't prune those roses now

Now is not the time to prune your roses, but it is the time to prune your maple and other big trees. WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath also has advice on how to handle road salt on your lawn.

Saturday - 02/15/2014, 08:48am EST

Tags: garden plot, Mike McGrath, gardening, pruning roses,

There's a whole language to roses

WTOP's David Burd reports.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 01:55am EST

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Garden plot: Frozen limbs and Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is around the corner - but it's still pretty cold out there. Here's what you need to know.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 12:22pm EST

Tags: garden plot, Mike McGrath, love, flowers, frozen limbs, valentine, tulips

Garden Plot: How to prolong the life of roses

If all you do is remove last year's mulch from under your roses, you'll greatly reduce disease problems. And if you replace that much with fresh yard waste compost, like LeafGro, you'll prevent new disease spores from breeding.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 10:29am EST

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Internet florists cut into business of mom-and-pop shops (VIDEO)

Buying flowers through websites has grown in popularity, although local shops are busy for Valentine's Day.

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 08:12am EST

Tags: College Park, valentine