In Minnesota, it's as important to mulch garden and landscape plants in late spring as it is in late fall....
Updated: June 01, 2004, - 11:00 PM
Each spring we're bombarded with gardening advice -- not all of it sound and not all of it applicable to...
Updated: May 18, 2004, - 11:00 PM
Despite an ongoing love affair with hardy perennials, many Minnesotans are taking a second look at adding old-fashioned flowering annuals...
Updated: May 04, 2004, - 11:00 PM
In an effort to protect our lakes, streams and rivers from harmful phosphorus run-off, Minnesota enacted a law restricting the...
Updated: April 20, 2004, - 11:00 PM
Gardeners rely on hardiness zone maps for information about which plants are the best suited for our climate. And although...
Updated: April 06, 2004, - 11:00 PM
If you plan to get a jump start on this year's gardening season by starting seeds indoors, time's a wasting. Most...
Updated: March 02, 2004, - 10:00 PM
Now that orchids are fairly common in stores like Target, it's obvious that growing the once-exclusive plants is no longer...
Updated: February 24, 2004, - 10:00 PM
Mother Nature grows her own Valentines. They're called anthuriums (aka flamingo flowers) and their waxy, heart-shaped blooms make stunning bouquets...
Updated: February 10, 2004, - 10:00 PM
What a relief, not to have to worry about the plants in our gardens, which are safely tucked away under...
Updated: December 16, 2003, - 10:00 PM