WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Susie Bachman

(credit: CBS)

Prepping Your Lawn For Fall With Bachman’s

Summer is officially over, but there’s still a few lawn chores you need to do because the secret to a beautiful lawn in the spring starts now. Susie Bachman said fall is a wonderful time to pay attention to your lawn, and it’s also crucial if you want your grass to look good when the snow melts in the spring.

10/19/2013

(credit: CBS)

Make Your Garden Pop In Autumn

There are great plants for fall color as you need seasonality in your garden. The saviors are shrubs and perennials that can provide that pop. Euonymus, or the burning bush, will become a complete ball of red — you can’t miss them.

09/14/2013

(credit: CBS)

Disguising Fading Plants With A Pop Of Color

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.

08/10/2013

(credit: CBS)

Got Watering Issues With Your Garden?

Have you’ve been watering your garden a lot lately? Does it seem like your flowers are absorbing the water too quickly? According to Bachman’s Floral, weeds may be responsible for stealing a lot of that water and nutrients.

07/27/2013

(credit: CBS)

How To Keep A Bug-Free Garden

So as not to waste the hours you’ve put into your garden, WCCO asked Susie Bachman for the best ways to keep the bugs away. Aphids can suck the green part out of the plant, so Captain Jacks’ Deadbug is a great organic all-purpose insecticide. Bonide Eight isn’t organic, is another a great all-purpose insecticide.

07/20/2013

(credit: CBS)

How To Get Your Flowers To Bloom All Summer Long

If you want your flowers to bloom all season long, Susie Bachman with Bachman’s floral said there’s one thing you need to know above all else — prune and deadhead. It’s all about how a little work now will pay off later.

07/13/2013

(credit: CBS)

Critters Invading Your Garden? Here’s Some Help

If you’ve spent hours tending to your garden only to find out a critter came in to wreak havoc, here’s some help. It’s a problem many have — eager rabbits and deer nibbling away your hard work. Susie Bachman spills her secrets in how to protect your garden.

07/06/2013

(credit: CBS)

How Best To Water, Fertilize Your Garden

Whether you’re a novice or even a master gardener it’s always nice to have some advice. Susie Bachman talks with WCCO and shares tips on successfully watering and fertilizing your garden.

06/29/2013

(credit: CBS)

Tips For A Stellar Container Garden

Thrillers, fillers and spillers. No, we’re not talking about the latest horror flick — those words actually refer to plants. Susie Bachman from Bachman’s Floral explains how they will help to make the perfect container garden.

06/15/2013

(credit: CBS)

Elevated Gardening Is On The Rise

Green thumbs know that after hours of gardening, knees can get sore. But there’s a new concept of gardening that will help.

06/08/2013

(credit: CBS)

Tips For Impressive Outdoor Holiday Decorations

While you are busy decorating the inside of your house for the holidays, don’t forget the outside. There are some simple things you can do to the entrance to your home to impress your holiday guests.

11/28/2012

(credit: CBS)

Gift Ideas For Your Holiday Party

When someone throws a holiday party and invites you to come, it’s best not to arrive empty-handed. Guests often give what are typically called hostess gifts, a little something to show your appreciation to the people who are inviting you into their home.

11/27/2012

(credit: CBS)

Tips To Keep Your Plants Protected In Extreme Heat

A combination of hot temperatures and high humidity is hitting the Twin Cities and punishing our plants. But there are ways to protect them.

07/05/2012

(credit: CBS)

Hot Spring Flowers For 2012

As the temperatures continue to warm up, a number of viewers have asked WCCO’s Holly Wagner to find out what the “in” flowers are this season. Holly Wagner talked to the garden experts at Bachman’s to get the scoop.

06/05/2012

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Best Ways To Banish Pests From Your Garden

Insects in your flower and vegetable gardens can be quite the pests, though some can also be helpful. Holly Wagner talked with Susie Bachman of Bachman’s Floral & Garden Center to get answers to your questions about bugs.

05/29/2012

more