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  • Eliminating standing water helps get rid of mosquitoes

    A company sprayed my neighbor's yard for mosquitoes, but when I called the company it admitted that its chemical killed all kinds of insects, including pollinators and beneficials. So I don't want to do that, but we are getting eaten alive by mosquitoes all day! Help!
  • Pleasant Plains, how does your garden grow? [Loch Raven]

    The halls of Pleasant Plains Elementary School might be quiet this summer but there's activity outside in the gardens! Actually, 176 square yards of activity in four elevated garden beds with both flowers and vegetables. The entire garden is bordered with...

    My friends, the bugs in the garden [Commentary]

    My friends, the bugs in the garden [Commentary]
    I was prepping the garden for my daughter's engagement party when it hit me. (We really like the guy, thanks for asking.) I was inviting these strangers into the garden, but I was about to kick all the residents out. The bugs, I mean. I was all...

    Best overall winner: John and Maureen Lalley, Ruxton

    Best overall winner: John and Maureen Lalley, Ruxton
    Creating a beautiful garden isn't a matter of luck. The winners of this year's Baltimore Sun garden contest prove it takes knowledge, artistry — and a strong back. These gardeners hoisted paving stones, moved heavy pots and cut logs from fallen...

    Tomato plants are especially vulnerable to persistent herbicides

    Tomato plants are especially vulnerable to persistent herbicides
    All of the leaves on some of my tomato plants have curled down, except a few twisted in all directions. They were growing great for a while. It looks contagious because they're all together. What is this? Tomato plants are like canaries in the coal mine...