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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
May 18, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: The top 10 beneficial insects for the garden
As we consider our flower and vegetable gardens this spring, let’s also consider the good insects that may inhabit our gardens and provide safe, natural biological solutions to pest control. Beneficial insects instinctively search out pests to eat in our gardens providing us with...
May 18, 2016 - 8:50am
May 10, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Outsmarting those landscape weeds
Now that the grass is greening and the trees are leafing out, thoughts turn to maybe having that beautiful lawn this year. Drat! Foiled again! Those darn weeds are getting ahead this year, too! Forget all the miracles in a bag; this year resolve to outsmart those pesky weeds. The...
May 10, 2016 - 5:12pm
May 3, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Some friendly foreign fruits for the garden
There are a number of fruits that have much of their known consumption history starting in Europe, Asia and Africa that do well in northern Minnesota. A few of them have been crossbred with North American versions and can be grown in northern Minnesota.
May 3, 2016 - 8:07pm
April 26, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Yes, you can grow fruit in the garden
Thinking of starting to grow fruit in your yard or garden? We cannot easily grow many of the fruits that are commonly found in a grocery store, but there are quite a few native options to consider. So what are these native plants?
April 26, 2016 - 8:19pm
April 19, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: New perennials for your garden
Each year, as the new garden catalogs begin to arrive, I start planning which seeds I want to start, and I always check out the perennial plants to see what's new and exciting for our zone 3 (zone 4 if you want to push it a bit). I usually end up ordering something to enhance my garden....
April 19, 2016 - 7:47pm
April 12, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Exciting new annuals for 2016 gardens
There are some great new annuals for flower gardeners to look for this spring. While there’s nothing new about begonias, coleus, vincas or salvia, the 2016 varieties bring improvements in color, vigor and size. Salvia “Black and Blue” was replaced by Salvia “Black and Bloom.”...
April 12, 2016 - 7:52pm
March 29, 2016
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Research works for all of us across Minnesota
The increasingly popular and environmentally wise desire for locally grown, fresh food would resonate with the first plant breeders at the University of Minnesota. The drive for better plants in a challenging climate started soon after the Agriculture Experiment Station was created...
March 29, 2016 - 6:48pm
March 15, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Springtime the right time to get started
Spring can be a tease—full of transitory enticements or even the prelude to a long romance of soft rains, balmy days and nights and great gardening promise.
March 15, 2016 - 7:14pm
March 11, 2016
City to have Community Garden plots available at 3 locations
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department has garden plots available for rent at Nymore garden, 625 Miles Ave. SE; the Rako garden site, 424 Rako St. W and a new location, Neighborhood Garden, which is located at 604 19th St. NW. There are 15-by-15 plots available for...
March 11, 2016 - 5:14pm
March 8, 2016
Gardening 101 lecture series continues
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Master Gardeners is presenting a free lecture series, “Gardening 101,” at the Bemidji Public Library, 509 America Ave. NW.The fourth talk, “Healing Gardens” by Becky Livermore will take place at noon March 17.
March 8, 2016 - 9:42am
November 3, 2015
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Enjoy the winter garden with the birds
Just as the brilliant autumn colors had merged into the subtle golds of grasses and parchment white of hostas, portents of winter arrived this past week: gray skies and white snow. Planning your landscape to include colorful plants and sculptural elements can dispel the gloom....
November 3, 2015 - 8:20pm
October 20, 2015
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: The good and the bad of 2015 gardening
When I was a child, I learned many nursery rhymes. My favorite was when my mother would say “Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow.” After a few years of the usual response, I started replying “With silver bells and cockle shells, and one big weed.”
October 20, 2015 - 9:10pm
October 13, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS: Taking care of garden chemicals
Fall is a good time to take stock of all those cans, bottles and bags of garden chemicals and get them put away properly for winter. A little time spent now before freeze-up can save you from a messy situation after it gets really cold.
October 13, 2015 - 7:47pm
October 6, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS: Indoor plants also need fall care
By this time all houseplants that spent time outdoors during the warmer weather should be inside. Christmas cactus and florist's azaleas can be kept outdoors longer until overnight temperatures drop to the high 30s. Cold nights help trigger flower formation; buds should develop shortly...
October 6, 2015 - 7:52pm
September 29, 2015
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Some successes, and failures, for the 2015 season
Every year of gardening has different successes and failures. These tend to be related to choices in what to plant, the care they are given, the amount of rain we receive, and the timing of frosts, plantings and harvesting. Here is a brief summary of some of my personal successes,...
September 29, 2015 - 5:18pm