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Weekend Gardener: Getting rid of aphids

AUSTIN (KXAN) — As the weather in Texas gets warmer, the aphids come out to play.

Aphids feed off of plants after hiding during the winter months, causing discrepancies in plant growth. 45 more words


Gardening Tips: April 29, 2017

Earl May’s Tim Rundlett has answers to questions regarding why a Red Bud Tree may not be blooming, how many grubs are too many grubs to find in your soil, when you can aerate the yard and trim a burning bush, and perfect plants for a shady spot. 43 more words


Plant Your Own Garden Cress

As it’s Spring, I looked online to find toddler-friendly gardening activities to do with Theo. Except, we don’t have a garden. Our balcony is a tiny one occupied by the clothes rack that is constantly packed with the kids’ clothes. 226 more words


Resist those urges

Spring garden season in Kansas is always interesting. The weather usually warms in April, so it seems safe to plant those warm season crops. If you’re like me, you’ve had them for a few weeks already and can’t wait to get them in the group. 244 more words


Semis de Tamarin

C’est semis précieux, minuscule et mignom à présent

Mon amie m’a dit aujourd’hui “bonne madame, ça grandirais en très grand arbre tu sait!”

Epuis j’ai rigolé dans mon coeur!


Rio Samba Roses

Since the rain is to start soon and will continue, according to the weather people, until Sunday, I dashed out to get a couple of pictures of our two Rio Samba rose bushes before they get beaten up by the storms. 46 more words


Growing Things: Rotten, bruised apples provide cause for concern

Q: We always prune our apple tree in the fall before the snow flies, and during the last two years it has grown a lot of new branches and leaves but doesn’t flower very much. 707 more words