Birches are beautiful trees and usually grow well in Minnesota. But there are a few things you should know about them before planting.
Updated: January 27, 2009, - 12:32 PM
Daffodils, hyacinths and smaller bulbs such as crocus, grape hyacinth and Siberian squill do best when you plant them by mid- to late October. Tulips tolerate late planting better, but it's still best to get them in as soon as possible.
Updated: October 27, 2008, - 09:11 AM
There's no trick to buying the best garden seeds. Look for plants that mature quickly, and don't buy more than you can use.
Updated: May 13, 2008, - 02:13 PM
Here's a general guideline for seed-starting dates in the Twin Cities area. (Move the date a week earlier for every 100 miles south of the metro area, and a week later for every 100 miles north.)
Updated: February 05, 2008, - 03:16 PM
Getting amaryllis to rebloom (either in winter or in spring) is fairly easy - if you treated them well during the summer.
Updated: November 20, 2007, - 03:29 PM
Mounding and trenching are important for winter rose care.
Updated: October 23, 2007, - 06:08 PM
Whether you bought your own or received one as a gift, follow these easy instructions to get an amaryllis to flower.
Updated: December 27, 2005, - 03:07 PM
Even though a Christmas tree may appear to grow indoors, it can't be planted outside in a Minnesota winter.
Updated: December 20, 2005, - 11:40 AM
If you're anything like me, you can't help but admire the handsome "basket gardens" sold at garden centers. But did...
Updated: December 16, 2005, - 11:12 PM