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Garden Plot Editor Mike McGrath answers all of your garden and lawn care questions. On the list this week: controlling ticks and mosquitoes, wise watering and rose bush care.
It's the time of year again where those headed to a wooded area need to protect themselves from ticks that may carry Lyme disease.
Weed and seed like a pro with advice from Mike McGrath.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath offers advice on cicadas, moles and ticks. And he has some tips about when to put your summer plants outside.
Did you know that dogs can be bitten by as many as 500 mosquitoes per day in peak season? The good news is, you can protect your pet.
All you need to know about edible plants, and getting ready for the region's cold weather with these gardening tips - but watch out for acorns.
This spring and summer could bring a lot more cases of Lyme disease, a disease ecologist says.
The Board of Supervisors has unanimously passed an aggressive anti-tick action plan in hopes of reversing the soaring cases of Lyme disease in the county.
An early spring and warm winter are leading to a painfully long tick season, which will translate to more bites and illnesses.
Tags: lyme disease
Tick Tubes are one of my favorite tick-prevention devices. They're cardboard tubes filled with cotton balls soaked in a pesticide called permethrin that's especially deadly to ticks.