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Dark blues becoming big hit in decor

In fashion, it's replaced black as the new dress-up color. And it's riding a wave of popularity into home decor, too. What's the buzz...

September 10, 2019 1:00 am

Home & Garden

Wounded tree needs to be deep fertilized

Q. How much fertilizer do I need to feed my large tulip tree in my front yard? It lost a limb during a storm and it...

August 31, 2019 1:00 am

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Know time to prune

Pruning is one of the most fundamental tasks in gardening, and knowing when to trim is as essential as knowing how.

August 24, 2019 1:00 am

Home & Garden

Magnolia scale hits in region

Q. My large magnolia tree has white cotton-like structures on the twigs. Many of the leaves have turned dark and are...

August 17, 2019 1:00 am

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Natural insect repellents have their limits

If mosquitoes, gnats, black flies and no-see-ums are driving you buggy, then consider cozying up to some lavender, marigolds or...

August 12, 2019 1:00 am

Home & Garden

Mulch can be perfect home for mushroom

Q. I am noticing a lot of weird mushrooms growing in my mulch this season. Are they harmful to my...

August 3, 2019 1:00 am

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Learn easy way to hoe

Hopefully, I've caught you in time, before your weeds have grown lusty. I want you to consider the much maligned hoe.

July 27, 2019 1:00 am