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Growing Things: Show moss who's boss by bolstering soil and drainage
Q: I have an infestation of moss in some of my flower beds on the north side of my house. Is there anything I can do to remove it without having to dig it all out? Thank you for your helpful column. A: Thank you for your kind words. Infestations ...
Growing Things: How to plant tiger lilies, protect Swedish aspens, prevent woody carrots
Q: My brother has tiger lily seeds he wants to plant. When, where, and how deep would you suggest is the best way to grow them? A: True tiger lilies are actually sterile and do not produce seeds. I am assuming you are referring to the blackish ...
Downsizing? Container gardening offers variety of veggie options
I was talking to a friend and his wife the other day who had recently downsized and moved into a townhouse with a very small yard. They were lamenting the fact that they did not have a vegetable garden any more, and the thing they missed the most ...
GROWING THINGS: Protect and prune grapefruit tree to encourage fruit production
Q: About two years ago I found a sprouting seed inside a red grapefruit. I had never seen that before so, just for fun, I planted it. It was slow getting started, but now I have a grapefruit tree of over three feet, and growing so vigorously ...