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UPDATED: Tue., July 28, 2020

Audubon, other Spokane parks experiencing parched conditions due to COVID-19

Belt-tightening at the Spokane Parks Department due to the pandemic means some parks may be a bit browner than usual. A team that is usually 30-strong providing hand-watering has been …

Shawn Vestal: If you think lawn care stinks, Spokane has a program for you

Even if you like your lawn – even if yours is a cool, plush carpet to which you relish devoting unreasonable amounts of time, money and natural resources – it …

Gardening: Get plants ready for the hot summer days ahead

It’s the Fourth of July, and the corn should be knee-high in the garden.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017

Gardening: Careful watering helps during grueling heat, Pat Munts says

Gardens and lawns need careful watering during the hot summer months. Here are some tips on how to ensure plants get enough water to survive the heat.

Gardening: Revitalize container plants affected by the heat

Last week I talked about how the heat was affecting some of our vegetables. This week I want to share some ideas for revitalizing container plants that have also been …

Steps to keep lawn alive in heat

Last week I talked about a bunch of pesky lawn insects that survived the winter. This week I am going to talk about caring for your lawn in our record …