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How To Take Care Of Our Popular Spring Flowers

Over the weekend, when it wasn’t raining, you may have spent some time in your garden, planting flowers. Or maybe just getting the soil ready for what you will plant. It is a sea of colors at Leitner’s Garden Center in St. Paul, a look that many of us would love to replicate in our yards.

05/20/2013

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After Cold Start, Garden Experts Assess Early-Spring Flowers

The beautiful displays of color are what brighten our gardens and our spirit. We plant the bulbs in the fall and then wait with anticipation for their debut in the spring.

05/07/2013

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Good Question: When Can We Start Planting?

The long winter has meant frozen lakes, iced-over garden beds and many questions about when we can put the spade to dirt and start planting the garden.

04/29/2013

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John Williams “SPRING CD MIX” For 2013.

Mix Master John Williams “Jskillz,” put this together just for you today! Happy Spring!

03/20/2013

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Good Question: How Do I Make Valentine’s Day Flowers Live Longer?

Many of us will open up our wallets to send a token of our love on Valentine’s Day.

02/13/2013

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Great Fall Decorations For The Home

Ready to decorate your home for fall? Keep your home cozy and stylish this season.

10/10/2012

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Hot Spring Flowers For 2012

As the temperatures continue to warm up, a number of viewers have asked WCCO’s Holly Wagner to find out what the “in” flowers are this season. Holly Wagner talked to the garden experts at Bachman’s to get the scoop.

06/05/2012

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Mother’s Day Do’s And Don’ts

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and time is running out if you haven’t found something special for your mom. If you still haven’t found that perfect gift for her, Chris Stanford ran down some of the gift-giving Do’s and Don’ts.

05/10/2012

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What’s In Your Garden: Perennials Keep Popping

Bright, colorful flowers will make your yard pop. In this week’s “What’s in your garden?” segment, WCCO’s Holly Wagner has a few tips on flowers that grow well in spring weather and will last all summer long.

05/03/2012

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What’s In Your Garden: Brightening Your Planters

Brightening up the outside of your home may be as easy as changing up your planters or potted plants. Holly Wagner talked to the garden experts at Bachman’s about which flowers do best at this time of year.

04/26/2012

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Valentine’s Flowers Violate No Contact Order

A Sheboygan man who police say tried to strangle his wife is facing an additional charge after he was accused of sending some Valentine’s Day flowers to her.

02/15/2012

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Make Sure To Protect Your Perennials

With such a mild winter, you wouldn’t think we’d have to worry about protecting outdoor plants, but our lack of snow could be causing them harm.

02/14/2012

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Last-Minute Shoppers Hit Flower Stores For Valentine’s

The flower industry says flower sales that dipped during the recession have been rebounding this Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2012

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Giving from the Heart: A Guide to Spoiling Your Valentine

By Anna Berend Dia de los enamorados. Giorno dell’amore. Jour de l’amour. The day of love. No matter how you say it, Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to shower your special someone with gifts […]

01/31/2012

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Good Question: Should We Worry Trees Are Budding?

The sun is out, the skies are clear, the calendar reads January, and the thermometer reads 50 degrees. Many WCCO viewers are noticing buds on the trees and some flowers starting to emerge.

01/09/2012

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Creating A Beautiful Holiday Centerpiece

A lot of people do entertaining over the holidays and plants are a great way to spruce up your house in the winter.

12/15/2011

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Twin Cities Residents Prepare For The First Freeze

Mary Ann Crolley is like many Twin Cities gardeners trying to beat the potential first freeze Wednesday night.

09/14/2011

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Pruning Is Key To Maintaining A Good-Looking Garden

There are more to flowers and shrubs than just planting them — you have to keep them looking good too.

06/16/2011

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Wander Minnesota: Spring Has Sprung

It seemed like it took forever, but spring finally arrived, and is on most spectacular view this week out at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, where thousands and thousands of bulbs have kicked winter to the gutter in bright, vivid defiance.

05/20/2011

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Duluth Grandma, 93, Gets Elton John’s Flowers

A Duluth grandmother has a reminder of the Elton John concert she enjoyed recently — and it came directly from the Rocket Man’s dressing room.

05/13/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Love These Valentine’s Deals

Don’t get caught up in the hype that you have to ‘Spend! Spend! Spend!’ on Valentine’s Day. I know many people think it’s a made up holiday to sell greeting cards, but there’s a lot of love behind the day.

02/08/2011

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Keep Flowers Lasting Longer This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is more than a week away, but already florists are getting ready for the big day.

02/04/2011

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