Montgomery County is debating a law that would severely restrict the use of herbicides and insecticides on residential lawns. But Garden Editor Mike McGrath says homeowners can get a better lawn without nasty chemicals. Here’s how.
This week, Garden Plot editor Mike McGrath has tips to find and maintain healthy basil plants, how to safely curb mosquitoes and tips for composting.
Weed and seed like a pro with advice from Mike McGrath.
Save the Date: Mike will appear at the Community
Home Show at the Universities at Shady Grove on
Saturday Feb. 9.
The white flowers early in the season are very distinctive, so learn what the plant looks like and pull it slowly out of wet soil right away before those flowers can turn into the explosive seedpods.
Local lawmakers acknowledge that legal limitations on fertilizer used by homeowners would lead to cleaner water essentially for free, but that such actions \”face strong opposition from fertilizer lobbies.\”
Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger\’s Personal Finance – Story: New Rules, Resources Make It Easier to Find Individual Health Insurance