Last year the raspberries in my back yard were great. We got two crops from them, then cut them all...
Updated: September 20, 2005, - 11:00 PM
Everyone loves the beauty of big bold tulips in spring. The problem is, in our climate tulips lose some of...
Updated: September 13, 2005, - 11:00 PM
Our scorching summer hasn't been very kind to lawns, but don't give up on them now. Early autumn is...
Updated: August 30, 2005, - 11:00 PM
A reader writes: What's with those bees that are all over my deck? We can't so much as enjoy a...
Updated: August 16, 2005, - 11:00 PM
Most of us categorize our gardens either as flower or vegetable gardens. But some gardens are a surprising mixture of...
Updated: June 14, 2005, - 11:00 PM
If left to its own devices, your grass will undoubtedly deteriorate and grow thinner and weedier by the year. Even...
Updated: April 19, 2005, - 11:00 PM
This month, I retired from the University of Minnesota, exactly 28 years to the day from when I began my...
Updated: April 05, 2005, - 11:00 PM
The days are getting longer and sunnier. There's a hint of spring in the air. It's almost here: decision time!Before...
Updated: March 01, 2005, - 10:00 PM
Amaryllis bulbs have become a fixture of Christmas gift-giving and holiday decor. It's such fun to watch their speedy development...
Updated: February 15, 2005, - 10:00 PM