Starting from seed lets you dabble in the dirt and get a jump on the growing season.
Updated: January 25, 2011, - 02:58 PM
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