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Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
MercyMe to perform in Bemidji
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Tapping Duluth's brewing history
Meeting Monday on Leech Lake proposed walleye regulation change
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Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
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Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
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July 28, 2018
Commentary: There's a secret formula for selecting hydrangeas
FARGO — Remember back in high school when students would whine to the teacher, "Why do we have to memorize this? We're never going to use...
July 28, 2018 - 7:13am
July 21, 2018
There's still plenty of planting season left
Can you guess what gardening question I hear most frequently? At the top of the list is "What can I do about rabbits?" followed by preventing...
July 21, 2018 - 6:17am
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
Commentary: It's gardening quiz time!
FARGO — It's been nine months since our last quiz, so close your books and take out a sheet of paper. Do your own work and keep your eyes...
July 14, 2018 - 7:52am
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
Splendid flower gardens prove our region's grow-power
FARGO — Have you noticed I never refer to our region's growing conditions as harsh, severe, challenging or any other negative adjectives,...
July 7, 2018 - 7:20am
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
Mystery of the murdered tree, five years later
Our gardening discussions give us a chance for lighthearted, upbeat fun each week, but it's difficult to put a humorous spin on a tree that's...
June 30, 2018 - 7:45am
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's busy for gardening enthusiasts
June provides plenty of time to ponder while weeding. Take dandelions, for example. It's commonly known they were brought to this country as...
June 22, 2018 - 12:19pm
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
As emerald ash borer beetle approaches, an update on invasive insects
When it was first reported that the ravenous Japanese beetle had entered North Dakota and Minnesota, and the tree-killing machine called emerald...
June 16, 2018 - 8:13am
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
Commentary: Taking 'work' out of yardwork
FARGO — We're all friends here, so please feel free to talk openly. How do you view yardwork? Does caring for lawn, landscape and garden...
June 9, 2018 - 6:02am