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.
Roots For The Home Team's Wild Gitigan SaladFresh fruits and vegetables are key to a healthy diet. In fact, a recent poll by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota said that more than half of Minnesotans say not being able to get easy access to fresh produce is what keeps them from making healthy choices.
5 Spring Bulbs To Plant In Your Garden NowMost planting is done earlier, but you can still find lots of hearty bulbs that are perfect for planting in the spring.
Minneapolis Students Learn Gardening By Growing VeggiesAll summer long, kids at Anthony Middle School in Minneapolis have been growing veggies.
What Is Biochar Gardening? The mayor of Minneapolis and the chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux signed an agreement Tuesday that promotes the use of biochar. Jim Doten, Minneapolis' environmental services' supervisor, says it's a product similar to cooking charcoal that's used for gardening.
Volunteers Plant Seeds In Violence-Stricken N. Mpls.Minneapolis Police working on the city's north side have their hands full again this week. Three women were shot early Wednesday morning outside of a home on Fremont Avenue North. The women were all seriously hurt. Officers say they think the shooter knew the victims. Mayor Betsey Hodges addressed the latest violence Wednesday.
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.
'Roots For The Home Team' Teaches Gardening, Business To YouthThe Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers finish a four game, home-and-home series Thursday at Target Field. And when you go to a game, salads aren't what you usually think about eating.
Annual Twin Cities Plant Sale Celebrates 25 YearsDespite the chilly start to spring, farmers markets around the Twin Cities have been planting the idea of gardening into many Minnesotans’ heads. One of the best places to start is the Friends School Plant Sale in the Twin Cities. Celebrating 25 years this weekend, the annual sale is bringing thousands of varieties of plants and hundreds of growers together at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds.
St. Paul Hotel Floral Expert Offers Up Gardening TipsThe gorgeous English garden at the St. Paul Hotel is one of the most popular in the state, and this year it celebrates a milestone 20th anniversary. WCCO's Edward Moody decided to ask their full-time horticulturalist Sarah Orvik how the rest of us can get our gardening started.
Garden Week: CSA Program At Pahl's Market In Apple ValleyAll this week, the WCCO Morning Show is getting into the spring spirit, which for many means getting into the garden. People got a taste of spring over the weekend. A number of farmers markets opened for the season, including in Minneapolis.
Grow Your Own Spring Herb GardenIndoors or outdoors, there are many ways to grow your own fresh herbs. Take advantage of the early Spring weather and start planting your garden today.
How To Make Your Valentine's Flowers LastFigures show as many as 95 million flowers are delivered on Valentine's Day. But for many people, they don't last too long in the vase. WCCO's Aristea Brady thought it would only be timely to ask experts a question many of you probably thought about today: How do I make my roses last?
New Minnesota School Garden Guide ReleasedMinnesota teachers have a new resource for planning, planting and harvesting gardens with their students. The colorful 268-page guide features 31 K-12 lessons linked to the state's academic standards in science, social studies, language arts, health and math.