Garden Editor Mike McGrath has gift ideas for the gardener in your life, as well as tips on finding the perfect, healthy tree.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath tells you exactly what to look for when picking out your Christmas tree, and what to do to ensure no needles fall on your floor.
The holidays are coming, and Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips to make the most out of your poinsettias and your Christmas trees.
As the weather cools down and winter looms, new gardening
mysteries arise. But with the right plants and proper soil treatments, savvy
gardeners can make it through.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips and tricks to make the most of those fall leaves.
It\’s about to get cold outside and that means lawn lovers and gardeners have some things to do. In this week\’s Garden Plot, Mike lays out, step by step, what you should do now to prepare for winter.
There are plenty of ways to save if you take the perennial approach.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips on choosing the best backyard fruit trees, as well as how to rid your plants of aphids and lawn seeding advice.
There are garden chores you need to do now in order to make sure certain plants stay healthy over the winter.
As cold weather nears, gardening habits start to shift.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath explains what to do with troublesome tomatoes, how to feed your lawn and breaks down your September honey-do list.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath calls falling trees and tree limbs \”one of the biggest dangers of being outdoors.\”
It\’s time to give your lawn a little love. WTOP Garden Plot editor Mike McGrath gives step-by-step instructions on exactly what to do, and what not to do.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath says now is the time to spread corn gluten meal for a lush, healthy lawn next year. He also has tips to deal with poison ivy and hornet stings, and a poetic bonus.
As fall lawn-feeding time approaches, Garden Editor Mike McGrath warns homeowners to take steps to protect their lawn and the health of the Chesapeake Bay to avoid repeating the mistakes that led to Toledo\’s water crisis.
Mike is the former Editor-in-Chief of ORGANIC GARDENING magazine and WTOP's Garden Editor.