• Mulch and too much water can harm favorite plants

    Gardeners: Un-mulch your poor smothered trees Bruce in Gaithersburg writes: “What do you think I should do with my American Hornbeam? We’ve had it for four or five years and it was doing great; now…

  • Garden Plot: How to beat back mosquitoes

    Garden Plot Editor Mike McGrath answers all of your garden and lawn care questions. On the list this week: controlling ticks and mosquitoes, wise watering and rose bush care.