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Good time to plant a tree, bad time to trim one

WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath takes on what you should and shouldn't do this time of year to keep your lawn looking great come summer. And, he tackles scary-looking caterpillars and gnats.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 09:50am EDT

Tags: garden plot, gardening, Mike McGrath, spruce tree, gnats,

Caterpillar to close Pulaski plant, lay off 240

Caterpillar Inc. is shutting down its mining equipment plant in Pulaski, laying off 240 workers.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 01:48pm EST

Tags: pulaski, layoffs

How to make your lawn grub-proof

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath gives advice on how to keep that grass green and lush, hold the grubs at bay and safe ways to keep caterpillars away all.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 09:23am EDT

Tags: Mike McGrath, grass, mosquitoes, garden plot, Milky Spore, stinkbugs, grubs, stink bugs