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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:

01-06-06 Saving bulbs that didn't get planted in autumn; Boxelder bugs in the house

01-16-06 Midwinter gopher or mole damage; Fruit flies where there isn't any fruit?

01-16-06a My Christmas tree is growing! Can I plant it? Plus: Bats in a hundred-year-old home

01-27-06 Leaf-footed bugs, not kissing bugs, in Michigan; how to root African violet

02-10-06 Potting mix for houseplants - what to use and how to use it; tiny little bugs on snow: snow fleas

02-10-06a Ice collecting on evergreen trees: to remove or not to remove; how to start a new burro's tail plant

03-06-06 When to start tomato seeds for the garden; the beautiful, yet invasive, Phragmites australis grass that's seen at the side of the road

03-06-06a Getting clothes moths out of clothes & other wool; about using Japanese Beetle traps

03-06-06b Assassin bugs? Nope, leaf-footed bugs; indoor gardening projects for kids

03-21-06 Weed problems in the groundcover bed; Memorial Day: plant vegetable garden, or attend a parade?

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