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
It won't be long before another spate of garden catalogs arrives, extolling the virtues of new flowers, fruits and vegetables....
Updated: November 18, 2003, - 10:00 PM
Gardening books -- and newspaper columnists -- always advise mulching your plants. But to Minnesota gardeners, mulch means something quite...
Updated: October 14, 2003, - 11:00 PM
In Minnesota, October's weather is often the mirror image of March: It comes in like a lamb, and goes out...
Updated: September 30, 2003, - 11:00 PM
There are many ways to overwinter geraniumsSome gardeners try to carry their geraniums from one summer to the next....
Updated: September 02, 2003, - 11:00 PM
It's time to beard the task of dividing irisIt's rare to meet someone who doesn't admire iris, especially tall...
Updated: August 19, 2003, - 11:00 PM
How serious do we really need to be about watering our gardens and landscapes? Quite serious. Like us, plants depend...
Updated: July 15, 2003, - 11:00 PM
Minnesotans consider Memorial Day weekend the perfect time to plant flowers. But life sometimes gets in the way. You get...
Updated: July 01, 2003, - 11:00 PM
When I garden, I sometimes feel my age. And I'm not alone. Ironically, many of us reach the stage in...
Updated: June 24, 2003, - 11:00 PM