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Gene Fox, Author at Washington Daily News

Agriculture

A beginner’s guide to pesticides

This time of year, with every passing warm day, a hot topic has been spraying herbicides on home lawns. I fielded this question three times ... Read more

by Gene Fox, Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:36 pm

Home & Real Estate

Fried green tomatoes: a Southern favorite

I had the pleasure of hosting my folks, who live in Pennsylvania, over the course of the weekend. We had a wonderful visit. The mosquitoes ... Read more

by Gene Fox, Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:59 pm

Community Columns

Navigating spots on Camellias

The caller noticed that her camellia leaves weren’t looking very good. There were some spots and yellowing or what we would call chlorosis. Before we ... Read more

by Gene Fox, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:39 pm

Agriculture

What is this alien growth on my mulch?

I had a sample come into the office this week that was just a disgusting mass of yellow goo. It was found by a homeowner ... Read more

by Gene Fox, Thursday, May 13, 2021 4:20 pm

Columns

How to avoid burweed and protect turf this summer

I workout with a group called F3. The three F’s stand for Fitness, Fellowship, and Faith. We have our workout that takes care of our ... Read more

by Gene Fox, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:55 pm

Agriculture

How to deal with forest tent caterpillars

This is something I haven’t had a call about since 2017. The client sent an email with masses of “worms” on their tree. The obvious ... Read more

by Gene Fox, Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:12 pm

Agriculture

Dealing with carpenter bees

My daughter was out playing this past week on the beautiful wooden play set we bought from Salt Wood Products. That thing took me hours ... Read more

by Gene Fox, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:08 pm

Agriculture

It’s time to start your spring garden

The pollen is in the air. As I write this, I recall being in line at Giddy-up this week waiting for my scrumptious Dodge Buck ... Read more

by Gene Fox, Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:54 pm