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From the Editor - Jul/Aug 2014

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Would it help to apply a starter fertilizer on a poor green lawn in December? Will it give it a head start for spring? It hasn’t been reseeded.

I would like to start seeds under lights. When is the best time to start flower seeds? The seed packet always says to sow a number of weeks before the last frost. When is the last frost?

My lilac had a grayish blight on the leaves this summer. What caused this and how can I prevent it?

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