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Dry grass, wilted flowers, shrubs struggling to survive — they’re evidence of the dry, hot weather we’ve experienced this summer and fall. Gardening experts say now is an ideal time to replace the plants that haven’t made it, and get ready for next year’s growing season. Whether you’ve got a green thumb or are just hoping to shape up your yard, join Kojo for expert tips on gardening in our region.
- Holly Shimizu Executive Director, U.S. Botanic Garden
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