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Home and Garden
September 22, 2018
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
FARGO — What's the first thought that comes to mind if someone mentions cutting back? Fewer trips through the buffet line? Less snacking...
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Q: What is this bush with the black berries that's growing right next to some chokecherry trees? — Judy and Tim Hansen, Sabin, Minn. A:...
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
September 15, 2018
Headline offers another chance to tout region's gardening
FARGO — Have you ever read a newspaper headline that was an eyebrow-raiser? Last week I saw such a phrase, and guess where it was? It was...
September 15, 2018 - 8:14am
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Q: Do you know what these berries are? Are they good for jelly, or should I leave them alone? They were on large shrubs or trees about 12 feet...
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am
September 2, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Get those suckers away from your apple trees
Dear Master Gardener: Some of my apple trees have suckers. Should these be removed? Answer: Yes, apple tree suckers should be removed as soon...
September 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 1, 2018
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
Q: Our Autumn Blaze maples had iron chlorosis last year. An article you wrote prompted us to take action. We bought Medicap iron capsules made...
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
Commentary: Want some good grass? Seed in September
FARGO — What type of lawn care provider are you? Do you mow only when you need to find where you left the wheelbarrow? At the opposite...
September 1, 2018 - 7:18am
August 29, 2018
A cool chair that will make everyone want to swing by
Hanging around the house just got a little cooler. Popping up everywhere, from Instagram feeds to high-end design magazines, are hanging egg...
August 29, 2018 - 12:43pm
August 25, 2018
One ingredient is key for successful weed control
Classic humor bears repeating. How can you tell if a newly emerging, unidentified plant in your flower garden is a weed or your new high-priced...
August 25, 2018 - 6:56am
Gardener successfully attracts monarchs with milkweed
Q: I just had to report that after planting milkweed two years ago, it has successfully attracted at least three monarch caterpillars this summer....
August 25, 2018 - 6:54am
August 18, 2018
Commentary: Harvesting late summer crops
FARGO — Have you ever tried leaving for a summer vacation with someone who enjoys vegetable gardening? While everyone else is busy packing...
August 18, 2018 - 7:15am
Commentary: A weed in sheep's clothing
Q: Here's a photo of plants I've found in two different flower beds around our yard. They're pretty, but look weed-like also. Are they a friend...
August 18, 2018 - 7:13am
From outdoor living spaces to solving drainage issues, landscaping deserves a careful look
CANYON, Minn. — Gary Lindberg is nearing the end of a long-awaited project. His home build was five years in the making, and now, he and...
August 18, 2018 - 7:08am
August 11, 2018
August watering is crucial for gardening success
Were your parents or grandparents raised during the Great Depression? My mom and dad were teenagers during the extreme drought decade of the...
August 11, 2018 - 6:17am
Black walnut tree could provide excellent fudge
Q: I'm trying to identify the tree in the photo. I've been told that the nuts are not edible. Can you help? — Scott Bundy
August 11, 2018 - 6:00am