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The wonders of corn gluten meal, plus tick prevention

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August 18, 2012 — Can corn gluten meal prevent weeds in the fall? Mike McGrath reveals how to use the great organic weed and feed to suppress some of your least favorite lawn invaders. Plus how to prevent ticks in your landscape with Bob Oley from the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance.

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Question of the Week

Okay, okay, I’ll start using the corn gluten meal you’re always talking about on my lawn. Now, in the spring, you say to put it down when the forsythia bushes begin to bloom. But how will I know the best time to put it down in the fall? Thanks! Get the answer »

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  • gayle brown

    Why are my tomato plants dying now? We made raised beds with new soil and planted them there and they’ve done well…until now.



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