Nancy Rose

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Nancy Rose is a horticulturist with the University of Minnesota Extension. To ask her a gardening question, call 612-673-9073 and leave a message. She will answer questions in this column only

Recent content from Nancy Rose

Gardening: How she can help her potted rose

QWe have several large sugar maple trees on our property. Can we tap these and make maple syrup?AMaking maple...

Updated: February 21, 2001, - 10:00 PM

Gardening: What to do about black knot disease

QI have scrubby woods at the edge of my property, and I've noticed several small trees with odd...

Updated: February 07, 2001, - 10:00 PM

Gardening: Mysterious white lines brown her columbines

QI planted columbines two years ago. The first year they looked fine, but last year most of the...

Updated: January 24, 2001, - 10:00 PM

Gardening: Hibiscus can live outdoors again

Q I purchased two small hibiscus plants last spring for our deck. Now both are in the basement under a...

Updated: January 10, 2001, - 10:00 PM

Hardy roses need no cover

QWhat is the best method for protecting roses for the winter? Should they be tipped over and covered,...

Updated: December 13, 2000, - 10:00 PM

Hardy roses need no cover

QWhat is the best method for protecting roses for the winter? Should they be tipped over and covered,...

Updated: December 13, 2000, - 10:00 PM

Butterfly bush requires a lot of winter protection

QI have tried growing butterfly bush several times but each time it dies over winter. Last fall I put...

Updated: November 29, 2000, - 10:00 PM

Perennials can be cut back in spring or autumn

QIs now the time to cut perennials back? Or is spring a better time?AThere are advantages and disadvantages...

Updated: November 08, 2000, - 10:00 PM

Gardening: Many methods to dividing daylilies

QI have a large clump of Stella de Oro daylilies. How do I divide them?ADaylilies are favored perennials because...

Updated: October 25, 2000, - 11:00 PM

Black walnuts tough to harvest

QI have five black walnut trees in my yard. How do I harvest the nuts, and what can I...

Updated: October 11, 2000, - 11:00 PM

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