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Subscriber onlyQ I was recently in the beautiful Smoky Mountains and fell in love with the blue spruce. I am now searching for the best place to buy a quality, beautiful blue spruce. And the best information. That's where you come in -- when should I plant and what type of care does it need? Continue reading...

Berries easy crop with sweet results

Subscriber onlyDoes a fresh-picked raspberry taste better early in the morning, when it's still cool from the night air, or at noon, after it has been warmed by the sun? Continue reading...

IN THE GARDEN

Subscriber onlyQ I have a large hickory tree at my lake house in Hot Springs. A few years ago I started noticing a sticky substance coming from the tree. I didn't think much about it and now have thousands of tiny, white, flying bugs swarming the area. They cover everything. I think they are aphids, but how do you treat a huge tree? I'm tempted just to cut it down but don't know if that will just make the aphids move to another tree. What do you suggest? Continue reading...