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Holly Shumizu

By Cathy Cromell

Holly Shumizu

Holly Shimizu, Executive Director of the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) in Washington, D.C., lives a plant lover's dream. She has worked in world-famous gardens, including a...

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Control Lawn Red Thread

Lawns of bluegrass and fescue in mild areas may have rusty red leaf grass tips. Red thread fungal disease thrives in cool, wet weather. To control, fertilize with nitrogen, mow off the red tips, and water the lawn deeply.

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