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We need to consider our use of mulch. What is mulch and why is it used? A mulch is anything used to cover bare ground. A mulch covering is used to suppress the growth of weeds and prevent the loss of water by evaporation from bare soil.

Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 4:02 PM

The Autumn Fern is of a variety of ferns you can plant in your garden.

Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 2:28 PM

The Riverwalk Farmers Market has managed to change with the times during its 20-year history.

Posted Apr 29, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Reader question: We own 75 units in 20 buildings. My husband has a good day job, and I manage the apartments. It is not easy work. We have had tenants occasionally complain, but we have shrugged it off as sour grapes, or “It goes with the turf.”...

Posted Apr 27, 2015 at 2:01 AM


Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 12:39 PM

I threw out my back last week bending down to smell the roses. Actually, they were rhododendrons.

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 1:54 PM

The Milford Riverwalk Farmers' Market, located on S. Walnut St. just across the street from the Riverfront Theater, will begin its 20th year on May 2 and will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. until Oct. 3.

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 11:08 AM

What plant is more associated with spring than azaleas, the South’s favorite shrub?

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 10:34 AM

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Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 12:41 PM

Why are you more likely this year to see plants growing in containers? Quite simply, it is because more homeowners have discovered the utility, versatility and practicality of using container gardening to enrich their lives.

Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 10:48 AM


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