Garden

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3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Green Bean Recipes

It’s the height of green bean season! Green beans are extra extra good for you. And tasty. Here are Dara’s favorite ways to eat them. Get in on the green bean scene!

08/07/2014

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Bite Of Minnesota: Small Batch Basil Pesto

Is your garden overflowing yet? I have a small container garden on our patio and mine is already producing a bunch of goodies. I’ve been keeping an eye on the basil and using it for […]

08/06/2014

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Bachman’s Offers Tips On Caring For Your Garden

Summer time is the perfect time to get in the garden. Whether your plants are in the ground or in a pot, they need food, water and pruning to make them bloom and thrive. So WCCO went to Susie Bachman West for pro tips on the proper care and feeding of our gardens.

06/28/2014

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Bachman’s Garden Tip: Put Insects In Your Plants

There are so many things that people can do with their gardens to make plants grow and thrive. And Bachman’s is offering up some more tips on how to make your garden grow. Putting some insects, like ladybugs, into your plants, or putting certain plants together keeps unwanted pests away.

06/21/2014

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With Hard-Freeze Expected, Tips On How To Protect Garden

A cold night is expected across the state. In fact, here in the metro, we could get our first hard freeze. For gardeners, this is an especially busy time as they have to get their plants and produce ready for the cold.

10/20/2013

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Here’s Bachman’s Fall Planter Tips

If you’ve not got your fall plants in already, Saturday is the perfect day to do it. Susie Bachman demonstrates how to create fall planters that will accent your property quite well. Each Planter needs a drainage hole, and feel free to use a length piece of grass as a statement piece of the planter.

09/28/2013

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Critters Invading Your Garden? Here’s Some Help

If you’ve spent hours tending to your garden only to find out a critter came in to wreak havoc, here’s some help. It’s a problem many have — eager rabbits and deer nibbling away your hard work. Susie Bachman spills her secrets in how to protect your garden.

07/06/2013

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Kids Learn To Grow (And Eat!) Their Own Veggies

While many of us enjoy eating a fresh salad on a hot summer day, we know that lots of kids hate eating vegetables. But this summer, some kids are getting a lesson on how to like green, leafy things.

06/25/2013

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Tips For A Stellar Container Garden

Thrillers, fillers and spillers. No, we’re not talking about the latest horror flick — those words actually refer to plants. Susie Bachman from Bachman’s Floral explains how they will help to make the perfect container garden.

06/15/2013

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How To Keep Deer Away From Your Garden

Gardeners just can’t seem to get a break this spring. First, it was a late start to the growing season with cool, rainy weather and not a lot of sunshine. And now deer are causing problems.

06/11/2013

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$500 Worth Of Plants Stolen In Mpls

Keep an eye on those annuals and perennials. Plant thieves took flowers and hanging baskets from a home in the Linden Hills neighborhood on Tuesday night. Jeanne Long said she lost more than $500 worth of plants and pots.

06/05/2013

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Dismal Spring Has Landscaping Jobs Delayed At Least 1 Month

For the Twin Cities, the cold and rainy weather has dramatically slowed landscaping and gardening projects. Whether it’s a major patio project, or planting a home garden, everything seems to be a month behind.

05/30/2013

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Add Some Edible Herbs To Your Garden

Not everything you plant in your garden this spring has to be colorful. Some plants stand out because they are edible. And nothing compares to the fragrance and flavor of fresh herbs. WCCO stepped into a garden center’s Edible House.

05/21/2013

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Grab Some Fresh Indoor Herb-Growing Tips

It’s not quite time to get out in the garden. But if you’re antsy for some fresh herbs, you can grow them inside — the best kinds to do just that are dill, mint, rosemary and sage.

03/02/2013

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Thefts Increasing In Twin Cities’ Community Gardens

Growing your own fruits and veggies takes a lot of time and hard work. But some gardeners in the Twin Cities are going out to pick their veggies only to find someone else beat them to it.

08/01/2012

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Students Grow Veggies For Target Field’s Salads, Communities

This summer, when Twins fans root for the home team, they can also enjoy another type of root – the kind that grows in a garden.

07/04/2012

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Gardener: Thieves Stole $1,000 Worth Of Plants From 2 Mpls Gardens

The tough economy may have turned thieves to steal a different kind of green.

05/30/2012

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Your Garden: Veggies That Grow Well In Cool Temps

Just because it’s cool outside doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can plant.

04/19/2012

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Mound Church Helps Low-Income Families Grow Food

A newspaper advertisment called Tami Clark Pehrson to Mound’s Bethel United Methodist church, but she unexpectedly found nourishment outside, among the rows of lettuce, onions and asparagus.

03/31/2012

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Admission Fees Going Up At Minn. Arboretum

It will soon cost more to enter the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

03/29/2012

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Behind-The-Scenes: White House Garden

Amelia Santaniello had the unique opportunity to tour the White House’s garden and to talk with the First Family’s chef.

11/02/2011

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What’s In Your Garden: Why Fall Lawn Care Is Important

Fall is here, but that doesn’t mean you should slack off on your lawn care. It’s actually the most important time of the year for your lawn.

09/29/2011

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What’s In Your Garden: Changing To Fall Foliage

As the leaves change, it may be time to change your flowers and potted plants to ones that will weather the cooler temperatures.

09/22/2011

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Protect Your Gardens From The Japanese Beetle

It’s called the Japanese Beetle. And while it’s not necessarily new to Minnesota, several experts say for the last few weeks the bugs have been out in force.

07/27/2011

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