Danielle Carroll

One old home remedy, pouring hot water on the mound, is about 60 percent effective, but it can be dangerous to the applicator and will kill any surrounding vegetation. Additionally, about three gallons of water must be used in an attempt to reach the reproductive areas of the mound.

With several local Arbor Day celebrations recently, the thought of tree planting is on a lot of gardeners’ minds. Buying the tree or receiving…

If you are planning your spring garden, give thought to planting lettuce and other salad greens.

Fall in Alabama means temperatures in the 70s one day, in the 30s the next. It is the lower temperatures that bring questions about protecting…

October is a great time to start a strawberry patch. Strawberries established in the fall have a much higher yield the following season.

This time of year, you’ve probably seen webbing in trees, while driving down the side of the road or in your own landscape. This webbing annou…

Transitioning to cool-season vegetables in the garden is one of the more enjoyable chores of summer.  It is a lot more pleasant to work in the…

Fall armyworms are once again chomping across Alabama. Armyworms feed on a wide variety of grasses but prefer bermudagrass, where they are a m…

A lot of lawns, landscapes and gardens are showing the symptoms of heat and water stress right about now. My rain gauge has been empty for a c…

Meet the tawny crazy ant — so named because they run around in crazy patterns. There has recently been a confirmed sighting of the tawny crazy ant in Mobile County, the first confirmed sighting in Alabama.

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