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Updated May 5, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Reader question: What kind of rights does a property owner have if their property borders a moving body of water? — William G.Monty’s answer: Hello William, and thanks for your question. It is not clear what a moving body of water represents in your question. Is it a river or a lake? Is it the tide rising and falling? Is it an underground river or aquifer? Or even a seasonal stream?Water rights fall into three basic categories with different rights and responsibilities in each.

Updated May 4, 2015 at 4:15 PM

We need to consider our use of mulch. What is mulch and why is it used? A mulch is anything used to cover bare ground. A mulch covering is used to suppress the growth of weeds and prevent the loss of water by evaporation from bare soil.

Updated Apr 30, 2015 at 3:02 PM

The Autumn Fern is of a variety of ferns you can plant in your garden.

Posted Apr 29, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Reader question: We own 75 units in 20 buildings. My husband has a good day job, and I manage the apartments. It is not easy work. We have had tenants occasionally complain, but we have shrugged it off as sour grapes, or “It goes with the turf.”...

Posted Apr 27, 2015 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEK

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 11:39 AM

I threw out my back last week bending down to smell the roses. Actually, they were rhododendrons.

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 10:08 AM

What plant is more associated with spring than azaleas, the South’s favorite shrub?

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 9:34 AM

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Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 11:40 AM

Why are you more likely this year to see plants growing in containers? Quite simply, it is because more homeowners have discovered the utility, versatility and practicality of using container gardening to enrich their lives.

Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 9:49 AM

TIP OF THE WEEK

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 10:08 AM

Q: Is it possible to propagate a new tea olive shrub from new-growth cuttings?

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