Our Lawns Will Need TLC to Prosper This Summer

  Drought Stress It has been a challenging year thus far with a severe winter, a late and short spring, followed by a drought.  Your lawn will need some TLC to …
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New-Garden Challenges, Part 2: Poor Soil

  In my new garden, bad soil lurks beneath the mulch   Filling up empty space may be the most obvious challenge in creating a new garden, but surely the …
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Maryland Extension Hort Guru Lew Shell on Soil

  Remember the lovely kitchen garden on the grounds of the Governor's residence in Annapolis?  It's used not just for teaching kids to grow food and, you know, …
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Now's the Time to Correct Soil Compaction Under Your Lawn

By Gene Sumi Homestead Education Coordinator If your lawn looks barren of turf and the only green plants that are thriving are the weeds, your soil may be …
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