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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Lavender Loves Bad Soil

My six new Lavender plants look good except for the leaves of one, which are turning yellow. Is this a worry? It could be a...

Trending Now: Pressed Flower Art

Suddenly the world is full of flowers and plants. The markets showcase stunning bouquets of sunflowers, zinnias, roses, cosmos, Queen Anne’s lace, and more....

Creating a More Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Chances are that you’ve spent more time in your kitchen over the last couple of years than ever before. Considering an upgrade?  Some upgrades...

How Realistic is A Beehive-Friendly Hill Garden?

Newspaper articles tell how urgent it is to save bees, whose numbers have been decimated from changes in farming, climate, chemicals and predators all...

Free Our Gardens

July is the month we celebrate our country’s freedoms, often in our outdoor living spaces. It is also the summer month when our gardens...

Saturday: Pollinator Festival at Kingman & Heritage Islands

School’s out but education continues!!!  Before you head down to the mall tomorrow for Folklife and/or Solstice Saturday, stop by Kingman and Heritage Islands for the Pollinator...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

Neighbors had their dogwood tree sprayed three times this spring for something called “Discula Anthracnose". Would you please explain what that is. We wanted...

A Great Free Resource for Gardeners

Did you know you could borrow a weed wacker or a rototiller for free? Yes, it’s true, for free.  In 2021, a partnership between...

How to Rid Yourself of Bamboo Roots

We planted a stand of bamboo years ago, thinking it would be a wonderful screen – and boy, it has been. But I never...

The CHRS House and Garden Tour Returns!

The Capitol Hill Restorations Society’s Mother’s Day House and Garden Tour has been a community tradition for 65 years, and after two years of...