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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New cancer center a testament to entire community
July 30, 2013
Master Gardener column: Upkeep when it comes up on August
BEMIDJI - Mid-August into early September is the time to do lawn repairs. Warmer soil speeds germination and there is less competition from weeds. Lawns can be over-seeded or small areas renovated or new lawns started. There are specially formulated fertilizers for new lawns. Read...
July 30, 2013 - 7:10pm
July 19, 2013
Planting for pleasure: Good Samaritan garden provides fresh vegetables for residents
Seemingly out of place next to the entrance to the Blackduck Good Samaritan Senior Living Center, sits eight tomato plants, two zucchini, three...
July 19, 2013 - 10:27am
May 10, 2013
Extended winter affects gardening businesses
BEMIDJI — It’s spring time, but the winter-like conditions that had loomed over northern Minnesota longer than normal had some impact on...
May 10, 2013 - 7:01pm
March 26, 2013
Maggie Schwegman: Understanding Master Gardening and garden club differences
Hopefully, other communities are as lucky as the Bemidji area is to have a Master Gardener organization and the Bemidji Garden Club. There are differences in the nature of the groups. The following information should help you decide which group might interest you. — Master gardeners:...
March 26, 2013 - 10:38pm
March 23, 2013
Garden Party and Workshop: Gardeners to share ideas for growing season
BEMIDJI – The calendar says springtime even though in northern Minnesota there’s still snow abounding. But if you want a taste of spring...
March 23, 2013 - 10:44pm
March 6, 2013
Cathy Peck: Master Gardener volunteers offer numerous learning opportunities in 2013
Beltrami County Master Gardeners will offer many opportunities to the community to learn about the joy and science of gardening. As you can surmise, our weekly informational articles are returning in your local newspaper. Let us know if you find them helpful. Also returning will...
March 6, 2013 - 12:16am
November 23, 2012
Mary Lou Marchand, Master Gardener: Controlling indoor plant pests
I’ve brought in the houseplants that were out for the summer, taken cuttings of some plants I’d like to keep over the winter and brought in a couple of larger pots of plants in hopes that they will continue to bloom for a while and maybe survive the winter indoors. No doubt I’ve...
November 23, 2012 - 12:10am
November 13, 2012
Master Gardener Becky Livermore: Evergreens thrive in our area
By Becky Livermore, Master Gardener Our North Country is crowded with evergreen trees growing among the poplar and birch. A stroll through nearby woods gives us armloads of greens for the upcoming holidays – a swag on the front door, a cover on the mailbox and boughs for the fireplace...
November 13, 2012 - 6:05pm
November 7, 2012
Master Gardeners: There are good reasons for keeping records
By Onen Markeson, Master Gardener intern Every year gardening has many personal “experiments” in it. Some experiments we have control over, such as what we plant, what when we plant it, where we plant it, do we fertilize, do we mulch and do we use any type of frost protection....
November 7, 2012 - 1:50am
October 31, 2012
Master Gardener Jan Maas: Keeping annual plants through winter
Being a thrifty type, I like the challenge of wintering over some of my annuals. It helps in the spring, when the nurseries are filled with so many tempting plants, to know that I have saved a few dollars and have some of last year’s jewels to plant out again. There are several...
October 31, 2012 - 12:50am
October 23, 2012
Master Gardener Wally Peck: Fall tool roundup
Now that the leaves have fallen and the deer have polished off the last of the carrots and hosta, it’s time to collect the tools, hoses and equipment and put them away for the season. I know you have already had a blizzard of blather from the PACs in the mailbox but you don’t...
October 23, 2012 - 10:59pm
October 16, 2012
Preparing trees for winter
Terry Smart of Bemidji took advantage of a nice day Monday as he prepped his trees for the long winter by expanding their growing ring, adding...
October 16, 2012 - 12:27am
September 14, 2012
Nature’s Edge named Early Childhood Champion
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji Early Childhood Initiative has given Nature’s Edge Garden Center the Early Childhood Champion award for its efforts...
September 14, 2012 - 4:58pm
August 21, 2012
Picks a cucumber from Gitigaan Garden
Erika Svanoe picks a cucumber Monday morning in her section of the Gitigaan Garden near Bemidji State University. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer...
August 21, 2012 - 12:22am
April 18, 2012
Master Gardener column: Why buy organic seeds?
Even if you are a casual gardener you may notice that some of the seeds in the racks at stores and garden centers are labeled organic. So why the marketing of organic seeds? What are the benefits to the gardener? Is it worth the difference in price? Here are some of the facts I discovered. First,...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am