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.
It’s hard to miss the hand-painted signs and billowing blue tarp on the front lawn — underneath are the tables loaded with tubs upon tubs of red and juicy tomatoes.
Is this warm weather giving you the “itch” to get out and garden and work on your lawn? If so, you’re not alone.
Susie Bachman from Bachman’s Floral & Garden Center shared some advice on caring for your holiday plants.
This is a good time to swap out your planters with greens that will weather the cooler temperatures.
Planting a tree is an easy way to spruce up your yard. It sounds like a simple task and it can be if you know what you’re doing. Susie Bachman of Bachman’s said there’s a little more science to it.
If the perennials in your yard have stopped blooming, maybe it’s time to dig them up.
With all of the rain we’ve has had this season, there has been less of a need to water your garden. As the summer goes on gardening expert, Susie Bachman of Bachman’s, said there are a few things to keep in mind.
How do you keep animals from eating the vegetables in your garden before you do?
It’s no surprise that roses are America’s favorite flower. But if you are wondering how to get beautiful blooms right in your yard, where do you start?
Flowers can really brighten up your home and your yard. Susie Bachman from Bachman’s gives some tips on how to make those blooms flourish in a container.
It’s hard to disconnect dandelions from that bouquet we gave our moms or from that dandelion crown we made as little kids. As adults, though, frolicking isn’t exactly what we want to do with dandelions.
I promise we’re not stuck in the middle of a series of Good Question rants. Last night we talked about Canada Geese. Tonight we’re talking about dandelions.
When it comes to the weather, some Minnesota businesses just can’t catch a break. Last year’s spring fell early, but this year’s just won’t seem to start.
Nice sunny spring days like this make you want to get in the garden. On Wednesday, there were plenty of people doing lawn work and hitting garden centers. But experts say you might want to wait before you pull out your gardening tools.
A University of Minnesota scientist is at the core of a team building a portal to connect orchard owners and home gardeners to answers on their questions about apple trees.
Yard and Garden questions AND answers along with WCCO radio host Steve Thomson.