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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
IN THE GARDENQ I am finding branches all over my yard ... a lot! Some elm, some oak. A Maste
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Q I am finding branches all over my yard ... a lot! Some elm, some oak. A Master Gardener told me it was some type of insect. What kind and should I be concerned? A Whenever we see small branches that look like they have been chewed off, it is a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
IN THE GARDENQ I saw your article with the picture of the beautyberry bush. We have a native
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Q I saw your article with the picture of the beautyberry bush. We have a native beautyberry bush behind our bird feeder. During the summer we see many birds, but never a robin. However, for the last two years in the fall a huge flock of robins has... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Breaking GroundDECEMBER The saying "if you don't like the weather today, just wait until tomo
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
DECEMBER The saying "if you don't like the weather today, just wait until tomorrow" could not be more applicable these days. While the entire state has had light freezes, and some parts have had a hard, killing frost, most of the state is still... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
IN THE GARDENQ Would it be OK to plant jonquil bulbs now in containers and put them in an un
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Q Would it be OK to plant jonquil bulbs now in containers and put them in an unheated garden shed for the winter? That's the only way I can think of to keep the squirrels from messing with them. A You can store the containers in an unheated shed,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
IN THE GARDENQ I have a peace lily and understand that they are poisonous to cats. I don't w
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Q I have a peace lily and understand that they are poisonous to cats. I don't want to lose it, so what is the best way to protect it from winter yet keep Kitten out of it? Would it be OK to cut it back? A It is best to keep pets from eating any... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The other fall foliagefor many of us, we are having some pretty nice fall color. When fall foliage i
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
for many of us, we are having some pretty nice fall color. When fall foliage is the topic, most people consider trees, but there are many shrubs you can add to the landscape that can expand the fall palette of colors. Many shrubs today have... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Style: We’re falling for colorful shrubsSurprisingly for many of us, we are having some pretty nice fall color, writes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Surprisingly for many of us, we are having some pretty nice fall color, writes Janet B. Carson in Style. When fall foliage is the topic, most people consider trees, but there are many shrubs you can add to the landscape that can expand the fall... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
IN THE GARDENretired and am trying to take up flower gardening, so I read your column in the
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
retired and am trying to take up flower gardening, so I read your column in the newspaper and find it very helpful. But I am confused about some of the terminology and hope that you can help me. For example, deadheading. Should all flowers... Read more

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