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  • Is organic really worth it?

    Is organic really worth it?
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis, RD, CNSD, CSP, weighs in on organic food. Should you choose the organic strawberries versus conventional ones? Both are bright and...
  • Pixelligent dreams big with minuscule particles

    Pixelligent dreams big with minuscule particles
    Your next smartphone screen or TV display might be brighter, the synthetic oil in your car might perform better and computer chips might be more durable — all thanks to minuscule particles that are starting to be manufactured in Baltimore....
  • Getting educated on GMOs

    Getting educated on GMOs
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...
  • Boxwood blight means avoid mixing old and new plants

    Boxwood blight means avoid mixing old and new plants
    People with old boxwoods are being warned not to plant new boxwoods nearby, but what about those of us with no boxwoods who want some? They're so deer-resistant. The new and highly contagious boxwood blight disease has made it unwise, for the present,...
  • House Mows Down Bill Banning GMO Grass Seed

    HARTFORD — A bill to ban genetically modified grass seed before it arrives in Connecticut hit a wall of opposition in the state House Thursday, going down to defeat despite warnings that GMO seeds could bring a dangerous wave of toxic herbicides...
  • Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove make inroads in fighting emerald ash borer

    Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove make inroads in fighting emerald ash borer
    Both Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove officials report their villages are making progress in the emerald ash borer crisis. Arlington Heights' 50/50 cost-share program ran from May 2012 through October this year and a total of 1,600 properties...
  • Don't Worry About Oak Galls

     
    Many homeowners become concerned if they see tumor-like growths on twigs or leaves of their oak trees. These abnormal swellings which are made of plant tissue are called galls and are stimulated to form by the activity of insects known......
  • Ooze on pines a sign of moths

    Ooze on pines a sign of moths
    My wife and I recently bought a 20-year-old home. We have a pine tree in our backyard, though I am not sure what kind of pine tree it is. Many of the tree's needles are turning brown and falling off. Some fall off with just a slight breeze, and others...
  • Carpenter bees can turn wood to dust

    Carpenter bees can turn wood to dust
    Among termites, powder post beetles and other borers, carpenter bees are the masters. They work nonstop producing a stream of sawdust. They drill straight in, sideways, even upside down, making holes in siding, trim and the structure of your home. And...
  • Watch out for daylily leafminer

     
    Master Gardener Barb sent a good article about a new pest: Last summer for the first time I noticed leafminer tunnels in the leaves of some of my daylily cultivars. I was familiar with the unsightly mines left by insects......
  • Rain, heat can turn ornamental grasses droopy

    Q. I have ornamental grasses that have become droopy and fall over. Why does this happen and what should I do? A. Seasonal rains, hot weather and maybe a little fertilizer have encouraged lots of good growth. Many of the ornamental grasses do become...
  • Plant Doctor: October in the garden

    Almanac Average temperatures: High 85, low 65 Rainfall: 2.73 inches The moon 1. Moon phases •New moon: Oct. 4 •First quarter: Oct. 11 •Full moon: Oct. 18 •Last quarter: Oct. 26 2. Moon-sign planting dates •...