Blomkest Couple Grows Massive, Gorgeous Garden For Good CauseUnlike his neighbors in Blomkest, Bill Dykstra isn’t growing commercial crops. His garden is more a labor of love.
Best Places To Buy Gardening Supplies In MinnesotaNow that lawn and garden season is here, what tools and supplies should you buy? Before shopping for gardening or landscaping supplies, itemize tools and materials on a want and wish list. If you wish to beautify outdoor surroundings and harmonize indoor/outdoor living space, add décor and furnishings to the want list.
Best Garden Centers In MinnesotaGardening is a favorite hobby for many. Gardening and landscaping are also a livelihood. Whether or not you have a green thumb, if a beautiful garden brightens your day, browse some of the most beautiful nurseries and garden centers around Twin Cities.
Jason DeRusha Turns Neglected Yard Spot Into A Salsa Garden Like many Minnesotans, I had that one spot in my yard that was a mess -- right by the deck in the backyard.
3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer MealsSummer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.
Bite Of Minnesota: Small Batch Basil Pesto
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.
With Hard-Freeze Expected, Tips On How To Protect GardenA cold night is expected across the state. In fact, here in the metro, we could get our first hard freeze. For gardeners, this is an especially busy time as they have to get their plants and produce ready for the cold.
Here's Bachman's Fall Planter TipsIf you've not got your fall plants in already, Saturday is the perfect day to do it. Susie Bachman demonstrates how to create fall planters that will accent your property quite well. Each Planter needs a drainage hole, and feel free to use a length piece of grass as a statement piece of the planter.
Critters Invading Your Garden? Here's Some HelpIf 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.
Kids Learn To Grow (And Eat!) Their Own VeggiesWhile many of us enjoy eating a fresh salad on a hot summer day, we know that lots of kids hate eating vegetables. But this summer, some kids are getting a lesson on how to like green, leafy things.
Tips For A Stellar Container GardenThrillers, 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.
How To Keep Deer Away From Your GardenGardeners just can't seem to get a break this spring. First, it was a late start to the growing season with cool, rainy weather and not a lot of sunshine. And now deer are causing problems.
$500 Worth Of Plants Stolen In MplsKeep 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.