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Archive for April, 2012


   Apr 23

Weed Me a Riddle

The definition of a weed is a plant growing where you don’t want it to grow. The operative word here is plant. It can be an iris, tulip, marigold, squash or tomato; if it is growing where you don’t want it, it is a weed. With respect to gardening, some people are convinced that if [...]

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   Apr 23

Lawn Care Made Easy

August 18: Lawns, lawns, lawns; why do I get so many questions about lawns? A pox on the house of the Englishman who first brought grass seed here; and the Long Island aristocrats who made it fashionable to have a lawn. If we took the money we spend every year on lawn care products and [...]

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