Adding a layer of protective mulch is one of the best ways to help plants, especially those marginally hardy ones, make it through the harsh Minnesota winter.
Updated: November 09, 2010, - 04:02 PM
It's getting late to seed for grass, unless you want to give dormant seeding a try.
Updated: September 28, 2010, - 02:25 PM
Don't stop at bringing in houseplants that spent the summer outside; you can also pot a few annuals to brighten your home.
Updated: September 21, 2010, - 03:24 PM
Our warm summer seems to have encouraged Japanese beetles, a garden scourge that doesn't really need a whole lot of help.
Updated: August 31, 2010, - 04:29 PM
Removing faded flowers keeps plants producing and looking good, but it does take some time.
Updated: August 10, 2010, - 04:09 PM
There aren't many flowering vines that bloom in heavy shade, but there are shade-tolerant vines with good-looking foliage.
Updated: July 13, 2010, - 04:16 PM
Here are some plants that do well in shady spots. Remember that all plants need some sun. Few plants thrive in dense shade.
Updated: June 22, 2010, - 02:47 PM
Trying to maintain turf grass in the shade will be a challenge.
Updated: June 22, 2010, - 02:43 PM
Most spring-blooming shrubs should be pruned shortly after they've bloomed, but many don't need to be pruned at all. If you have lilacs that are out of control, here's some advice for taming them.
Updated: June 15, 2010, - 04:17 PM