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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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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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After Cold Start, Garden Experts Assess Early-Spring Flowers

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.

05/07/2013

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Check Cold-Hardiness Before Buying Plants For MN

As Minnesotans start to think about yard work, the state has some words of caution.

05/01/2013

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Good Question: When Can We Start Planting?

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.

04/29/2013

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DNR Holding 5 Hearings On Minn. Species At Risk

The Department of Natural Resources is kicking off a series of five hearings across the state to give the public the chance to comment on proposed updates to the state’s list of plants and animals that are at risk of disappearing from the Minnesota landscape.

01/29/2013

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As Frost Arrives, It’s Time To Protect Your Plants

After a weekend of 80-degree temperatures, it’s hard to believe that Minnesotans may see frost on Tuesday morning.

09/17/2012

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Deputies Seize 120 Marijuana Plants Worth $120K

Police say 120 marijuana plants were seized from a county property in Beulah Township near Outing, Minn.

08/21/2012

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Lawn Care Tips: Don’t Get That Rake Out Just Yet

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.

03/14/2012

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Make Sure To Protect Your Perennials

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.

02/14/2012

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Arboretum Seeks Top 10 Plants That Changed Minn.

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum wants to know: Which plants changed Minnesota and transformed how we live today?

02/08/2012

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What’s In Your Garden: Tips For Holiday Decorating

Many people love the scent of a real Christmas tree or holiday wreath, but some greens are more fragrant and longer lasting than others.

12/08/2011

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Tips For Decking The Halls With Holiday Plants

Susie Bachman from Bachman’s Floral & Garden Center shared some advice on caring for your holiday plants.

12/01/2011

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control says no state met federal goals of three-quarters of Americans eating enough fruit, and half eating enough vegetables. California ate the most fruit and Tennessee was best with vegetables. (AP File Photo)

Border Officials Seize Prohibited Plants, Fruits

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.

10/12/2011

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Weather Blog: An Outbreak Of Cold

If you didn’t cover them up or move them inside, your flowers or sensitive veggies could be history.

09/14/2011

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