The Twin Cities set a record high temperature on Wednesday when we hit 73 degrees, and many residents were ready to jump in the yard and get to work. However, lawn care experts say not so fast.
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.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum wants to know: Which plants changed Minnesota and transformed how we live today?
Many people love the scent of a real Christmas tree or holiday wreath, but some greens are more fragrant and longer lasting than others.
Susie Bachman from Bachman’s Floral & Garden Center shared some advice on caring for your holiday plants.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say they confiscated a large amount of plants and fruits over the summer at Canadian border ports in North Dakota and Minnesota.
If you didn’t cover them up or move them inside, your flowers or sensitive veggies could be history.
Mary Ann Crolley is like many Twin Cities gardeners trying to beat the potential first freeze Wednesday night.
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?
Spring is in swing and people are starting to think about spending time outside in their yard and getting their garden going. Jamie Durie, host of the HGTV show ‘The Outdoor Room’ gave WCCO viewers tips all week on making the most out of your yard.
Money doesn’t grow on trees — but it is made from them. This Arbor Day you can pull double-duty for Mother Nature: first, you can save a tree by saving your precious paper money, and second, plant a tree in her honor.
Minnesota officials advise consumers to check for health and hardiness when buying trees, shrubs and other landscaping plants.
The weeds were bothering Virginia City Councilor Don Sipola.
For those of you, like me, who have a tough time keeping plants alive raise your black thumbs! It’s not just the flowers from your honey or the houseplant as a house warming gift — pretty much anything that comes into my care ends up as compost a few days or weeks later. And I can’t even think about starting a garden. But plant killers rejoice! We’ve got an expert who can change those black thumbs a pretty shade of green by picking the right plants. From flowers to perennials, University of Minnesota Extension Service Master Gardener Julie Weisenhorn helped me find the best of the “tough to kill” plants for outdoors.