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Past Questions of the Week:
November 21, 2023 – Let’s Talk Sweet Potatoes
November 14, 2023 – Help us help you
November 7, 2023 – How do I get my soil tested?
October 31, 2023 – Why are there so many more acorns falling from my tree than in recent years?
October 24, 2023 – Will Bluebonnets grow in my home garden and when should I plant them?
October 17, 2023 – I have fire ants in my compost! Why and how do I get rid of them?
October 10, 2023 – I am having a problem with armadillos digging up my flowerbeds and lawn. What can I do?
October 3, 2023 – I plan to attend the FBMG Fall Vegetable and Herb Plant Sale next week and have so many questions! Help!
September 26, 2023 – I would like to plant Peggy Martin Roses in my yard. I have a space on my fence that is 5 feet wide should I plant 1 or 2 rose bushes?
September 19, 2023 – I have a very nice and healthy plant in my garden and I don’t know what it is. It hasn’t bloomed this summer but has grown considerably. Help!
September 12, 2023 – I picked up a bookmark recently marked EarthKind Landscaping. Can you tell me more about this?
September 5, 2023 – Every summer I struggle to maintain my grass. I have seen & heard about xeriscaping. Should I replace my lawn with it?
August 29, 2023 – Every summer my flower beds suffer and sometimes die. What can I do to ensure success in the future?
August 22, 2023 – What is wrong with my spider plant, it looks burned?
August 15, 2023 – How can I help my yard during this drought?
August 8, 2023 – I would like more information about rain barrels please.
August 3, 2023 – Help! We have ants in the house: laundry room, hallway, closet, and living room!
July 25, 2023 – Are these walnut caterpillars on my pecan tree and what should I do?
July 18, 2023 – I was told that black mulch is bad and should be dug out and replaced with cedar mulch. Is this accurate?
July 11, 2023 – My neighbors are having their live oak trees pruned, should I prune my oak trees now?
July 4, 2023 – What is this black stuff all over my tree and what should I do?
June 27, 2023 – This yellow fungus was in my yard this morning, what is it, is it toxic, how can I get rid of it?
June 20, 2023 – Help us help you.
June 13, 2023 – Something is wrong with my grass, could it be chinch bugs, and what can be done?
May 30, 2023 – How can I prevent hammerhead worms in my yard?
May 15, 2023 – Is testing my soil really that important?
May 2, 2023 – Can I use raw chicken manure in my garden?
April 15, 2023 – There are caterpillars everywhere, in a web, in my tree, what are they?
April 18, 2023 – What is this weed I found in my yard?
April 11, 2023 – Does my crape myrtle need trimming?
April 4, 2023 – Will bluebonnets grow in my home garden?
March 28, 2023 – Do herbs work well as landscape plants?
March 21, 2023 – Are all varieties of milkweed safe for Monarchs?
March l4, 2023 – How do I make my pomegranates taste sweeter?
March 7, 2023 – Are there aromatic plants that repel undesirable insects?
February 28, 2023 – How to get my lawn spring ready?
February 21, 2023 – When should I start my spring garden?