Gardening

Roots For The Home Team's Wild Gitigan SaladFresh fruits and vegetables are key to a healthy diet. In fact, a recent poll by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota said that more than half of Minnesotans say not being able to get easy access to fresh produce is what keeps them from making healthy choices.
5 Spring Bulbs To Plant In Your Garden NowMost planting is done earlier, but you can still find lots of hearty bulbs that are perfect for planting in the spring.
Minneapolis Students Learn Gardening By Growing VeggiesAll summer long, kids at Anthony Middle School in Minneapolis have been growing veggies.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Green Tomato RecipesThe garden tomato season is finished. Done. Kaput. Over! And if your garden is anything like mine there are still lots and lots of green ones to deal with. What to do with them all? Plenty! Here are Dara's Top 5 Green Tomato Recipes!
What Is Biochar Gardening? The mayor of Minneapolis and the chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux signed an agreement Tuesday that promotes the use of biochar. Jim Doten, Minneapolis' environmental services' supervisor, says it's a product similar to cooking charcoal that's used for gardening.
Volunteers Plant Seeds In Violence-Stricken N. Mpls.Minneapolis Police working on the city's north side have their hands full again this week. Three women were shot early Wednesday morning outside of a home on Fremont Avenue North. The women were all seriously hurt. Officers say they think the shooter knew the victims. Mayor Betsey Hodges addressed the latest violence Wednesday.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Herb Garden SaucesHerbs are going bonkers in the garden right now. That’s why it’s the perfect season to throw them into a food processor with some oil and a couple other things and take full advantage of the season. Here are a few of Dara's favorite recipes to use some of your herbs!
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Herb Garden SaucesHerbs are going bonkers in the garden right now. That’s why it’s the perfect season to throw them into a food processor with some oil and a couple other things and take full advantage of the season. Here are a few of Dara's favorite recipes to use some of your herbs!
Bachman’s Offers Tips On Caring For Your GardenSummer 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.
Bachman's Garden Tip: Put Insects In Your PlantsThere 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.
'Roots For The Home Team' Teaches Gardening, Business To YouthThe Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers finish a four game, home-and-home series Thursday at Target Field. And when you go to a game, salads aren't what you usually think about eating.
Annual Twin Cities Plant Sale Celebrates 25 YearsDespite the chilly start to spring, farmers markets around the Twin Cities have been planting the idea of gardening into many Minnesotans’ heads. One of the best places to start is the Friends School Plant Sale in the Twin Cities. Celebrating 25 years this weekend, the annual sale is bringing thousands of varieties of plants and hundreds of growers together at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds.

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