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Gardening Tips for Early Summer: June 2013

Horticulture expert Toby Bost offers his gardening tips for early summer.
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Organic Gardening and Pest Control

Here are seven ways organic gardeners can manage pests without using chemicals.
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How to Prevent Bagworms

Bagworm eggs hatch near the end of May or the first week in June. Find out how to prevent bagworms from destroying your landscape.
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Roanoke’s Emerald

These formal gardens on the Outer Banks honor our English heritage.
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Sea Oats

Sea Oats

These native grasses are pretty accents and tough defenders.
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This Month’s Gardening Tips: May 2013

Planting season is in full swing, and weed and pest management is key to a successful summer.
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Do-It-Yourself: Improve a Backyard Landscape

Our garden and landscape experts offer advice for one reader’s backyard.
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How to Control Fire Ants

Advice on controlling fire ants, without risking your pet’s health.
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Grow Fresh Asparagus in Your Backyard Garden

Preparation is key when planting and harvesting this delicious spring crop.
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The Place He Imagined

Tony Avent never outgrew his childhood dream to run a nationally recognized nursery in his Raleigh backyard. So he made it happen.
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