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September 15, 2018
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 8, 2018
Trumpet-shaped volunteer flower identified
Q: What is this growing in my planter of dahlias? — Edye Nye, North Ferrisburgh, Vt. A: What an interesting plant and flower. It's Nicandra...
September 8, 2018 - 7:32am
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
August 25, 2018
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: 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
August 11, 2018
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
August 4, 2018
Commentary: Berry mystery unraveled
Q: What kind of berry is this? It's in the tree row with our chokecherries. It tastes like a chokecherry but is much sweeter. — Sharon...
August 4, 2018 - 8:06am
July 28, 2018
Commentary: Nipping a birch problem in the bud
Q: Our 10-year-old birch tree has a smaller trunk coming out of the main clump. When would be the best time to remove it, and should it be sealed...
July 28, 2018 - 7:26am
July 21, 2018
Powdery mildew on peonies a common problem
Q: My peonies have powdery mildew and I'm wondering what I can do to get rid of it. What causes this? I'm planning to divide them this fall but...
July 21, 2018 - 6:03am
July 14, 2018
Tree emerging from silo found place in sun
Q: Hi Don, thought you might be interested in seeing this ash tree growing in a silo west of St. Hilaire, Minn. — Lee Johnson.
July 14, 2018 - 7:42am
July 7, 2018
Prairie Expedition Elm a disease-resistant, NDSU variety
Q: I understand there's been progress in developing Dutch elm disease-resistant American elms that are also relatively fast growing. Do you have...
July 7, 2018 - 7:25am
June 30, 2018
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
Q: I kept my dipladenia indoors over winter, and as you said it would, it dropped many leaves but overall remained healthy. I repotted it in...
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am
June 22, 2018
'Plum pockets' could be cause of browning fruit
Q: I have a question about several of our young plum trees. Some of the fruit are all brown and shriveled up. Any idea what is happening? —...
June 22, 2018 - 12:21pm
June 16, 2018
Unusual, slimy growths on cedar identified
Q: I've attached a picture of a probable fungus growing on our cedar trees. It's like Jell-O, slimy, smells like fish when touched, is bright...
June 16, 2018 - 8:14am
June 9, 2018
Botanical names can help pick the right hydrangea
Q: I'm new to gardening. I planted two hydrangeas from Sam's Club (not sure of the variety) yesterday, and I'm already thinking about winter...
June 9, 2018 - 6:50am