• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.