<![CDATA[Neil Sperry Home & Garden Columns & Blogs |]]> https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/ en-us Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:47:19 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:47:19 CST Neil Sperry 60 online@star-telegram.com It’s been a strange lawn season, here’s what went down and how to start fixing it https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article216769655.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:34:49 CDT

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Get to know lantanas, a plant that defies the heat of summer https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article216269805.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:10:30 CDT

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This summer has been hot and dry so which of your plants should be saved in a drought? https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article215981085.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Aug 2018 18:03:26 CDT

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Has your garden been changing (for the worse)? Now’s the time to plan the adjustments https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article215533765.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Jul 2018 09:50:50 CDT

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‘Why is my St. Augustine burning up?’ Some answers to your big gardening questions https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article215132680.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:19:31 CDT

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Here’s your gardening to-do list for the second part of the summer https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article214596850.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:56:03 CDT

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The tough half of the gardening marathon is ahead. Here's how to finish strong https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article214355744.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jul 2018 10:08:10 CDT

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Summertime blues are a good thing when it comes to these 'cooling' plants https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article213657504.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:18:31 CDT

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The crape myrtle: Facts on the finest flowering shrub in the south https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article213397149.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:03:40 CDT

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Turf troubles? Here's advice to get you in the green again https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article210278654.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 May 2018 09:24:16 CDT

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Oak trees bring majesty to the landscape, but they do have their difficulties https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article209795874.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:57:20 CDT

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Passionate about purple? Here are Neil's favorite ways to add it to the landscape https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article209147824.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:13:02 CDT

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The garden of unreasonable expectations. It sounds like a Harry Potter book, but it's real https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article208476419.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:40:44 CDT

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Add more punch to planters with these tips on thrillers, fillers, spillers https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article207788234.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Apr 2018 09:22:03 CDT

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Shady spots are like the Goldilocks of gardening. Here, four plants that are just right https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article207064724.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 30 Mar 2018 12:12:00 CDT

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It's easy to get carried away buying plants, but do this prep work first https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article205984614.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:49:15 CDT

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These small trees can make a big statement without hogging a lot of real estate https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article204744494.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:04:09 CDT

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Spring has sprung, if the plants are any indication. Here, what needs to be done now https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article203994504.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2018 12:13:20 CST

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Five gardening tasks that just can't wait, and other spring tips https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article202696094.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Mar 2018 15:49:48 CST

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Spring lawn care starts now, so don't delay, or you'll be in the weeds in no time https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article200511254.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:01:24 CST

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Here, an expert's guide to help you maximize returns on time, expenses in gardening https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/article199651804.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:18:50 CST

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Here, answers to most-asked questions on rose rosette, ‘dead’ shrubs, pruning and more https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article199368839.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:46:33 CST

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Even gardening has its odds and ends. Here, random snippets of knowledge https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article198118984.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:05:03 CST

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What gardeners should take away from this winter’s extended cold snap https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article197001834.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 23:19:19 CST

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Tips for adding another ‘room’ to the outdoors – for your plants, of course https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article195651854.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:40:42 CST

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Everything you need to know to plant a successful vegetable garden in North Texas https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article194406789.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:12:22 CST

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Pursuit of these ‘pass-along’ plants likely will encourage friendships to bloom, too https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article193238429.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:23:50 CST

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Oh, the crazy things you will hear when it comes to gardening https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article190991879.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:01:00 CST

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Banish green giants by planting shrubs that grow into, not out of, their spaces https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article188158509.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:35:30 CST

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If I could have only one shrub, it would be ... https://www.star-telegram.com/living/home-garden/neil-sperry/article186850853.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:02:07 CST

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