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Is a dog latrine a bad place to grow vegetables?

Q: I'm very concerned about the health hazards of eating food grown in the beds where a dog has pooped. At this point, I could build a fence around the whole garden to stop any further damage, but I'm wondering about the ...

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Mulching around my tree, how can I get it right?

Q: I'm putting cardboard and chipped wood over much of my backyard to keep the weeds down. How much room should I leave free of cardboard around the trees (one planted only a year ago) so they get enough water (whether ...

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Plant or move plants in the fall to prevent shock

The wet and mild conditions of autumn can help prevent transplant shock.

Sep 23, 2011 | News Story

Five tips to winterize your trees

Your trees may still need attention even in the coldest days of winter.

Jan 17, 2014 | News Story