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Home Grown is an educational, entertaining, question-answer column seen weekly in "News from the Genesee MSUE Office," a weekly newsletter for Genesee County Master Gardeners. Special thanks to the Genesee, Oakland and Livingston county MSU Extension offices for providing this service.

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HOME GROWN 

We've been providing "Home Grown" on our site since August of 2004, when we received permission from the author, Gretchen Voyle. Her advice is entertaining, timely and dependable. Here is a list of the columns that we have from July of 2005 for you to view:

07-07-05 European Chafer mating season - what's that buzzing noise? Plus: June drop in fruit trees: what does it mean?

07-15-05 Leather leaves on tomato plants - why, and what to do about them; moving - or removing - mature trees to make way for an addition; weed control in the vegetable garden

07-29-05a Brew up a batch of deer and rabbit repellant; Japanese Beetles on roses, and how to get rid of them

07-29-05b Brown leaves on maple in summer; When to pick green beans and watching for problems on zucchini plants

08-09-05a What to do about Fall Webworm in trees; How to get rid of fungal spots on Peonies

08-09-05b Bat, bat, go away; Using newspaper for mulch - is it safe for vegetable beds; Ugly slime molds in mulch beds

08-18-05 Getting rid of wasps; Why grass seed didn't germinate

08-26-05 Blossom end rot in tomatoes; Those purple spots on Black-Eyed Susans; Holes & sawdust in stacked firewood

10-24-05 How to know and avoid the poisonous Hogweed; saving dahlias through winter and beyond

11-03-05 Scary-looking black spots on maple leaves; the differing water needs of trees and grass

12-16-05 Water softener salt and landscape trees - a lethal combination; how to choose a good Christmas tree

12-16-05a Lots of bugs in the house? Little moths flying around, and spider webs in kitchen staples; what to do with your Christmas Tree after Christmas

 

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