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Outdoor Notes for March 23
Shepard shutout sends UMD to Frozen Faceoff title game
Buxton day-to-day after after rundown collision
NCHC overtime format didn’t change standings
NCHC Notebook: Michaud lives his Xcel dream, briefly, with Tigers
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Outdoor Notes for March 23
Last Michipicoten Island wolves going to Isle Royale
Corps of Engineers seeks comments on request to construct a National Loon Center within the Cross Lake Recreation Area
Scenic: First Day of Spring
McFeely: Tullibee, or not tullibee — Unique fish provides a fun day on the ice
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Americans are getting more miserable, and there's data to prove it
Designers share spring home decor tips
Clergy View: Children of God
Church News - March 22
Five ways to spend the first weekend of spring
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This Was Brainerd
Couple brings 1,600-pound steer to a Texas Petco
Special Events - March 21
Visual Arts - March 21
Stage North to present 'Stepping Out': Dancing comedy hits Brainerd stage soon
Entertainment Briefs - March 21
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March 7, 2019
Growing Together: The easiest flowers and vegetables to start indoors from seed
FARGO -- It’s well-known that gardeners are a frugal bunch. Why else were thousands of zucchini recipes invented just to prevent overgrown...
March 7, 2019 - 1:06pm
March 1, 2019
Fielding Questions: Surprise blooms, best insect control for houseplants and quackgrass in asparagus
Q: Crazy! My wax ivy and vinca vine are blooming! I have never had blossoms on these ivies, but I’ll take what I can get this time of year....
March 1, 2019 - 2:56pm
February 20, 2019
Fielding Questions: Can tulip bulbs be replanted in a pot, trying out a new hydrangea and more
Q: For Valentine’s Day, I received tulip bulbs growing and blooming in a water-filled container, and I’m curious to know if I can plant them...
February 20, 2019 - 3:15pm
February 13, 2019
Colleen Logelin and Terri Watland create Valentine's Day bouquets ahead of the holiday Monday, Feb. 11, at The Wild Daisy in Pequot Lakes. Watland...
February 13, 2019 - 12:34pm
February 8, 2019
Fielding Questions: Growing sweet peas, holiday cactus dropping stem pads and more
Q: I’ve tried growing sweet pea flowers, but by the middle of summer the vines turn brown and begin to die before many flowers are produced....
February 8, 2019 - 3:06pm
January 19, 2019
Pre-order trees, plants, seeds
The 22nd annual Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District tree and plant sale features native pine, spruce, balsam, cedar, and tamarack...
January 19, 2019 - 8:00am
January 10, 2019
Growing Together: And the winner is... All-America Selections names top vegetables and flowers for 2019
FARGO -- How are you at solving problems? Most of us have a certain amount of space in which to plant flowers and vegetables. We grow the tomato...
January 10, 2019 - 3:17pm
January 3, 2019
Fielding Questions: A blooming jade plant, caring for potted lavender and starting geraniums from seed
Q: This morning, I found blossoms on my jade plant! It started as a little plant from an arrangement from my father's 2002 funeral that has been...
January 3, 2019 - 11:29am
December 28, 2018
Fielding Questions: Squirrel-damaged tree has uphill battle to recovery and Christmas cactus just won't bloom anymore
Q: Your articles are always highly interesting, and I read them beginning to end. Now I, too, have a question: What’s happening to our prized...
December 28, 2018 - 2:08pm
December 27, 2018
Growing Together: 2018 lawn and garden year in review
This was a gardening year like no other. Sounds dramatic, doesn’t it? But every gardening year truly is different than any preceding year,...
December 27, 2018 - 1:39pm
December 21, 2018
Fielding Questions: Amaryllis care, water types for houseplants and more
Q: Could you remind us what to do with our amaryllis plants once they’re done blooming? I bought mine as a boxed kit, and I lost the directions....
December 21, 2018 - 11:13am
December 7, 2018
Growing Together: Is it a Christmas cactus or Thanksgiving cactus?
FARGO -- We need to unmask an impostor. Before we do, I’d like to explain why I save things. In trying the minimalism trend, I reduced the...
December 7, 2018 - 10:38am
October 6, 2018
Spring is better for hydrangea pruning
Q: What's the best advice for pruning hydrangeas, as I have six very large plants. Can I trim them down this fall? — Sharon Dubois. A:...
October 6, 2018 - 8:00am
(Not necessarily) the last rose of summer
What's a good gardening topic for October? Harvesting pumpkins? Fall foliage color? Cutting back frost-killed peony tops? How about blooming...
October 6, 2018 - 8:00am
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