Master Gardeners

Crepe myrtles: Minimal or major pruning?

Q: Every winter my neighbor cranks up his chainsaw and saws his crepe myrtles back to the same spot. But other folks leave theirs untouched and those don’t seem to have those gnarly knots on the branches. Which method is...

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Bring nature inside: decorate from your yard

Q: I see beautiful greenery decorating homes. How can I use things from my yard, and what works best? A: I saved the answer to this request until this week, and admit to an ulterior motive. Next weekend, Dec. 2-3, the annual...

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