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Solving the Yellowing Grass Dilemma 2016 Style
Solving the Yellowing Grass Dilemma 2016 Style

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun. ~ Pablo Picaso While Picaso had a great take on the color yellow, few of us appreciate...

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Woodlands Home & Garden Show
Woodlands Home & Garden Show

I haven't done a GardenLine appearance or book-signing since the end of May. That will change this weekend with the GardenLine live broadcast Saturday from The Woodlands Home & Garden Show...

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Mealy Bug Mayhem
Mealy Bug Mayhem

I mentioned this about two weeks ago on the GardenLine radio show. I believe the wicked combination of 95+ temperatures, which followed the very wet week we had at the end of July, mean mealy...

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Deep-root Watering and Feeding Trees
Deep-root Watering and Feeding Trees

I often discuss deep-root watering and feeding trees on GardenLine. It's all about putting a series of holes in the soil inside and outside a tree's drip line. All the details are in this tip...

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Why you should water early in the day
Why you should water early in the day

I had a great GardenLine call last weekend on when to water the lawn and landscape. And I thought it would make a great topic for this week. I realize many folks feel lucky to get their lawns...

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Natchez and Muskogee - the best crape myrtles ever, IMO
Natchez and Muskogee - the best crape myrtles ever, IMO

Recently, with the GardenLine radio show, a speaking gig in Beaumont, and a consulting job for a townhouse complex, I've been talking a lot lately about Natchez and Muskogee crape myrtles....

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Top 10 biggest changes in Houston horticulture since 1996
Top 10 biggest changes in Houston horticulture since 1996

A garden writer friend asked me and several other supposed experts to come up with the top 10 biggest horticultural changes we have seen in the past 20 years. At first, I couldn't think...

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Beware the chinch bug onslaught
Beware the chinch bug onslaught

It's July. It's hot. And it's dry. So, here come the chinch bugs - pests that can literally suck the life out of a St. Augustine lawn. Most chinch bug-free lawns in your neighborhood are the...

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It looks like a Sweet Green summer
It looks like a Sweet Green summer

I had a fun conversation at a dinner party hosted by my wife's business the other night. A few guests at my table knew what I do for a living, and several did not. One fella familiar with...

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Getting Control of Gray Leaf Spot
Getting Control of Gray Leaf Spot

Recently on Facebook , I shared an old tip sheet about solving the "yellowing grass dilemma," especially seen after excessive rains. Several Facebook fans reminded me, though, that yellowing...

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