WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath explains how to bring peppers inside for the winter, what causes smut on your grass and which kind of garlic might be best to grow.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips for taking care of your lawn, growing garlic and peaches and preparing your garden for the winter.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips for taking care of your recently harvested garlic crop (and turning it into yummy garlic powder), protecting your garden from hungry rabbit invaders and keeping your lawn alive for the summer.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips for fending off squirrel invaders, talks about what birds really need from you this season and advises you on what to do with your freshly harvested garlic crop.
Garden Plot editor Mike McGrath has tips for harvesting fall and springtime crop, such as garlic and lettuce, and gives guidance on finding free berries and fending off friendly but unwanted amphibians.
And as tomato season winds down, garlic season is gearing up. Know the do’s and don’ts for growing your own bulbs and keeping your lawn looking fresh.
WTOP’s Mike McGrath says that garlic sprouts in the region should be just dandy and that the cold weather won’t affect them at all.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath explains why local lawn-owners may want to think twice before using a popular fertiziler, plus how to maintain peach trees and why now is the prime season for planting garlic.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath offers tips on what to do with your spring crops and how to treat your cool-season lawn.
Meet Mike in Warrenton Saturday Sept 5 at 1 p.m. Fall is the best time for gardening and Mike will reveal all the great things you can get growing right now when he delivers a…
Meet Mike in Warrenton, Virginia at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 Fall is the best time for gardening. The soil is still toasty warm, but the weather is nice and cool, and many things only…
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WASHINGTON — Garlic is said to keep vampires away, but it could also be used to keep another bloodsucker out of your yard: mosquitoes. “There is absolutely no harm and great potential benefit to go…
As cold weather nears, gardening habits start to shift.
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