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Susan Mulvihill

Susan Mulvihill

Susan Mulvihill is a freelance gardening columnist for the Today section.

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SATURDAY, OCT. 6, 2018

In the Garden: Use lessons from harvest to plow into planning for next year’s garden

With the end of the garden season rapidly approaching, it’s time to reflect on how this year’s garden performed. Two challenges were high temperatures and hazardous air quality from regional wildfires. While I feel the latter especially impacted the growth of many of our vegetable crops, there were plenty of high points worth sharing.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2018

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SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2018

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In the Garden: Versatile succulents gaining popularity

Succulents are truly the darlings of the horticultural world. With their wide variation in leaf colors and types, they have soared in popularity in recent years. They are frequently potted up in eye-catching combinations to dress up a deck, potting table or even indoor living spaces.

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2018

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SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2018


In the Garden: Aggressive plants test patience

It seems ironic that we gardeners are in a constant battle with plants that grow too prolifically in our gardens while babying others that apparently would rather grow anywhere else.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2018

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SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018

In the Garden: Expand your garden by growing up

When we gardeners lay out our vegetable or flower beds, we often limit ourselves to the ground at our feet. But vertical space is plentiful and should be considered as a way to maximize our gardens.

SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018

SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018

SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2018