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Extension Master Gardeners, Author at Washington Daily News

Columns

What’s eating my garden?

“What’s eating my garden?” The caller said, “I come out in the morning and there are these holes in the leaves of my plants.” While ... Read more

by Extension Master Gardeners, Monday, July 16, 2018 12:20 pm

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Pecan tree maintenance

From mid-August through early September, the destructive pecan weevils emerge from the ground. They begin their short journey climbing up the trunks of pecan trees ... Read more

by Extension Master Gardeners, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:39 pm

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‘Wren’ovation

The wren won. For the last two years, we’ve disagreed on appropriate nesting sites. She usually prefers the newly planted spring containers, which when babies ... Read more

by Extension Master Gardeners, Thursday, July 13, 2017 4:33 pm

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Dishing the dirt: the ‘Thriller-Filler-Spiller’ method

The weather has finally turned our thoughts and plans to the activities of spring! One of those activities might include container gardening … perhaps a ... Read more

by Extension Master Gardeners, Friday, March 31, 2017 6:31 pm

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Dishing the dirt: Hellebores, the winter charmer

Hellebores are small, evergreen plants that add color and charm to winter gardens. They are small enough to be tucked into small areas of the ... Read more

by Extension Master Gardeners, Friday, December 2, 2016 6:56 pm

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Fall is the time to plant spring bulbs

The cool air of fall makes gardeners think of planting flowers for spring, not to mention the beautiful bulb catalogues in the mail this time of ... Read more

by Extension Master Gardeners, Monday, November 7, 2016 1:56 am