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PATT RALL COLUMN: Spring flowers abound around the arts
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grossell should spend time working to fund education for all
May 24, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
Although northern Minnesota has not yet experienced heavy rains, we can never anticipate when they might occur. Mitigating the repercussions that not only affect our yards but also water quality, costs for municipal services and even fishing is something we all can work on. Slowing...
May 24, 2017 - 6:00am
May 10, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: Tips for those thorny thistles and poisonous plants
One of the weeds nearly everyone recognizes is the thistle. There are numerous thistles but the ones that make the Prohibited Weed List in Minnesota are the Canada thistle and the plumeless thistle. Both are native to Europe and Asia and are highly invasive here.
May 10, 2017 - 6:05am
May 2, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Vegetable gardening with pollinators
Many recent articles about pollinators have dealt with establishing perennial pollinator gardens to creating pesticide free zones. Ideas used to make flower beds and yards pollinator friendly can also be applied to your vegetable garden. What are the benefits? Encouraging pollinators...
May 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
April 26, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
There are thousands of varieties of beans in the world. Green, yellow, purple, spotted, or, striped beans with round, flat, or oval pods, long pods and short pods. Some varieties are for eating fresh, sprouting or canning. Add to that the multi-hued dried beans for soup or other bean...
April 26, 2017 - 7:05am
April 22, 2017
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Q: I live in a condo without space to plant a large garden. I love sugar peas and I'm wondering if they could be successfully grown in planters...
April 22, 2017 - 10:15am
April 19, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
Gardening is labor intensive and having the right tool for the job is so important. My husband is a big believer in having the “proper tool” for a particular job to the point where it has become a bit of a joke in my family. Unfortunately, in his case, having the proper tool for...
April 19, 2017 - 7:14am
April 15, 2017
Growing Together: Fun facts about Easter lilies
No plant says Easter like the lily. Behind each potted paschal plant is an interesting mix of history and culture. Lilies didn't always begin...
April 15, 2017 - 9:29am
Fielding Questions: Corn gluten meal can prevent crabgrass
Q: I purchased a product called Maize Weed Preventer at a local nursery to apply in hopes of preventing annual crabgrass seeds from sprouting...
April 15, 2017 - 8:15am
April 12, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
In one of the master gardener articles each month, I will discuss some of the many weeds that are problems in this part of Minnesota. Some will be landscape weeds, some garden weeds and others will be those you will see in ditches, fields and woods. We all have a role in identifying...
April 12, 2017 - 9:00am
April 5, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: Use these safety tips for healthy gardening
Gardening is our No. 1 hobby in America. It offers good exercise, stress reduction, mental health and a way to beautify the community and grow nutritious food. Whether you are a beginner or expert, your health and safety should be a priority while in the garden.
April 5, 2017 - 9:51am
April 4, 2017
How Frazee growers are creating their own year-round farm
FRAZEE, Minn. — For most gardeners living in northern Minnesota, the start of the spring growing season is still a few weeks away. But...
April 4, 2017 - 4:50pm
March 29, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Picking that perfect garden spot
Are you itching to grow some fruits, vegetables or herbs that are tastier and fresher than the ones that come from hundreds if not thousands of miles away? It may be time to start or enlarge your own source.
March 29, 2017 - 7:05am
February 15, 2017
Gardening 101 continues at library
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Master Gardeners is presenting a free lecture series, "Gardening 101" at the Bemidji Public Library, 509 America Ave. NW. The second talk will be at noon, Thursday, Feb. 23. Master Gardener Onen Markeson will present "Root Crops." Attendees will learn...
February 15, 2017 - 8:04am
November 1, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Winter exercise can replace time spent in the garden
According to the Centers for Disease Control, gardening is compared to "moderate cardiovascular exercise." Gardening 30 to 45 minutes a day can burn 150-300 calories.
November 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 25, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
Hopefully: 2016's fallen leaves are decomposing in your compost pile and you have it covered to keep it working; strawberry beds have a spun polyester row cover over them to protect those early "king" berries and are awaiting an airy mulch after freeze-up; trunks of smooth-barked...
October 25, 2016 - 2:06pm