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Dr. Rick has tips for cutting flowers and bringing them indoors. By following his advice the flowers should last longer.

Parker Andes from Callaway Gardens gives us tips on mixing Annuals and Perennials.

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Dr. Gil Landry discusses setting your lawnmower to the proper height for mowing your grass.

These settings should insure a healthy lawn. Grass Heights: Hybrid Bermuda 1.5", Zoysiagrass 1.5", Common Bermuda grass 1-2", Fescues 2-3", Turf type Fescues 2", Mow often enough to remove only 1/3 the leaf height.

Dr. Tim Murphy, a weed specialist, gives us ideas for dealing with common summer weeds.

Specifically he addresses Dallisgrass, Crabgrass, Common Lespedeca and Violets. The four rules he thinks most important are: 1. Keep turf grass healthy 2. Consider pre emergent herbicide 3. Consider post emergent herbicide 4. Be patient and persistent.

For a greener lawn, you might want to consider Iron. We'll show you how.

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