Figures show as many as 95 million flowers are delivered on Valentine’s Day. But for many people, they don’t last too long in the vase. WCCO’s Aristea Brady thought it would only be timely to ask experts a question many of you probably thought about today: How do I make my roses last?
Minnesota teachers have a new resource for planning, planting and harvesting gardens with their students. The colorful 268-page guide features 31 K-12 lessons linked to the state’s academic standards in science, social studies, language arts, health and math.
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.
Is your garden looking like it could use a pick-me-up? There are some great substitutes and fill-ins to make bring your garden back to life. And as far the vegetable garden goes, keep picking off the green beans so that they’ll grow more.
If you don’t have a green thumb, but want a great garden, why not check out the Hennepin County Master Gardener Tour this weekend? Six gardens across the Twin Cities will all have themes, including rain, feng shui and water.
In the Minnesota summertime, it’s all about gardening, but if you’re in a rut when it comes to landscaping, there’s a new trend families can get on board with. The Minnesota Garden Railway Society builds backyard railways.
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.
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.
Are you considering growing your own vegetables to save money and eat healthier? Growing a garden takes some advanced planning, as well as a great deal of time, patience and effort. Utilize these 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden and make it flourish.
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.
After a seemingly endless winter, Minnesotans are finally seeing the grass of their lawns. But it’s not that pretty green grass that we like to see. Most yards are likely filled with patches of brown.
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.
Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?
Wireless thermometers and lawn-mowing robots are merely a couple of the new gadgets you can find this week and weekend at the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show.
Autumn days may be full of falling leaves and crisp weather, but it is also a time to prep your lawn for winter.