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April 14, 2018
Extended winter provides extra pruning time for gardeners
Mother Nature isn't getting many Facebook 'likes' for this year's spring weather pattern. But in her defense, lack of nice weather gives us more...
April 14, 2018 - 6:58am
April 7, 2018
Playing catch-up in the garden
FARGO — This spring hasn't exactly been a gardener's dream come true. A snowblower and jackhammer were required to plant potatoes on Good...
April 7, 2018 - 6:20am
March 31, 2018
Celebrating five years of columns with top garden tips
When I was younger and heard senior citizens talking about time passing ever more rapidly as they aged, I figured it was the Geritol talking....
March 31, 2018 - 8:45am
March 24, 2018
How to turn gift plants into long-term houseplants
Topics for our weekly garden column often originate from what's happening in our own gardening life. My wife, Mary, recently experienced the...
March 24, 2018 - 6:25am
March 17, 2018
What to look for on plant descriptions
My wife, Mary, and I enjoy road trips with our family. In locations where the maps and GPS fail us, Mary usually suggests I just stop and ask...
March 17, 2018 - 6:40am
March 10, 2018
Fargo's community gardens earn national recognition
I have a riddle for you: What weighs 58,000 pounds and involves 300 participants? (Hint: it has nothing to do with Norwegians changing a very...
March 10, 2018 - 8:04am
March 3, 2018
Area gardening programs offer something for everyone
By now, most of us who enjoy working in our yards and gardens have had our fill of winter. If you're ready for a hefty helping of spring fever,...
March 3, 2018 - 9:54am
February 24, 2018
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
FARGO — Gardeners experience a common conundrum. Each year seed companies fill catalogs with hot new flowers and vegetables, tempting gardeners...
February 24, 2018 - 8:22am
February 17, 2018
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
In a recent column about long-lived houseplants, I invited readers to share stories about their own older-than-average plants. Houseplants become...
February 17, 2018 - 7:21am
February 10, 2018
Adding flair to cash-and-carry Valentine flowers
FARGO — Diamonds are high-priced and chocolates add calories. That's why flowers and Valentine's Day go together like Martha Stewart and...
February 10, 2018 - 11:05am
February 3, 2018
How to grow your own champion tree
Wheaties might be the breakfast of champions, but it's hardly the secret formula behind our region's champion trees. Recent news reports have...
February 3, 2018 - 10:48am
January 29, 2018
Goat Ridge brewery expansion includes farm-to-table restaurant
NEW LONDON, Minn.—There's more than just beer brewing at the Goat Ridge Brewing Co. in New London, Minn. After 2½ years in business —...
January 29, 2018 - 8:18pm
January 27, 2018
Seed catalogs spark mid-winter gardening excitement
FARGO — It's the moment we've all been waiting for. No, it's not an announcement from Publishers Clearinghouse Sweepstakes. It's the arrival...
January 27, 2018 - 9:00am
January 20, 2018
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
The average lifespan of houseplants is difficult to determine because their birth and death dates are seldom recorded in plant obituaries. Longevity...
January 20, 2018 - 9:03am
January 6, 2018
12 yard and garden resolutions you should make in 2018
FARGO — This is the year. Rains will come at just the right times, evenly spaced. The weather will be neither too hot nor too cold. Weeds...
January 6, 2018 - 6:12am