I’ve been writing gardening articles for the Star Tribune for more than 30 years. I think it’s time to bow out. Rather than passing on any final words of wisdom, I’m going to share the names of a few of my favorite plants.
Updated: July 15, 2014, - 02:34 PM
It takes more than luck to give your garden a leg up. It takes action. Here are some things you can do this fall to prepare your yard and garden for winter — and next.
Updated: September 24, 2013, - 05:50 PM
If impatiens will be making an appearance in your garden beds or containers this growing season, you should be on the alert for downy mildew disease.
Updated: June 04, 2013, - 03:23 PM
Having a good garden hinges on a lot of factors, but one thing that often gets overlooked but shouldn’t is the soil.
Updated: May 07, 2013, - 02:26 PM
Raking won’t make the snow melt. It won’t thaw the ground. Or give the temperatures a boost. What will it do? "More harm than good,” says one expert.
Updated: April 16, 2013, - 03:11 PM
For holiday decorations or gifts, green thumbs love forcing bulbs.
Updated: December 11, 2012, - 02:31 PM
Tips on keeping your houseplants healthy over the winter.
Updated: November 06, 2012, - 01:47 PM
From planting mulch to washing tools, there are plenty of things to do to get your yard and garden prepared for winter.
Updated: October 16, 2012, - 12:55 PM
As garden chores wind down, you can turn your attention to improving your grass -- now and next spring.
Updated: September 12, 2012, - 10:49 AM