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May 18, 2019
Serviceberry is among trees and shrubs that tolerate partial shade, according to University of Minnesota Extension. Credit:
Ask a Master Gardener: Serviceberry tolerates partial shade
May 18, 2019 - 4:00am
May 11, 2019
Yard waste should not be discarded in the woods. Getty Images
Ask a Master Gardener: Yard waste can harm forests
May 11, 2019 - 5:00am
May 4, 2019
Ask a Master Gardener: Fertilizer works better than eggshells for tomatoes in pots
May 4, 2019 - 5:00am
April 27, 2019
Rabbits nibbled the bark off a burning bush in a Duluth yard. (Submitted photo)
Ask a Master Gardener: Rabbit damage appears as snow recedes
April 27, 2019 - 4:00am
April 20, 2019
Basil seedlings. Credit:
Ask a Master Gardener: A soilless mix works better than compost for seed starting
April 20, 2019 - 4:00am
April 13, 2019
If your lawn is still squishy with moisture, it's too early to start raking. Getty Images
Ask a Master Gardener: Resist the urge to start lawn care too early
April 13, 2019 - 5:00am
April 6, 2019
The pruning of deciduous trees and shrubs is best done while they are still dormant, before they begin to leaf out. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Your April yard and garden checklist
April 6, 2019 - 7:00am
Paperwhite, hyacinth and tulip bulbs all can cause skin irritation. Getty Images
Ask a Master Gardener: Spring bulbs can give you the itch
April 6, 2019 - 5:00am
March 30, 2019
Salt is still the major player when dealing with icy roads, so homeowners should consider the damage it can do to lawns and plants. Getty Images
Ask a Master Gardener: Will road salt hurt my plants and grass?
March 30, 2019 - 5:00am
March 22, 2019
Ask a Master Gardener: Free gardening classes at branch libraries
March 22, 2019 - 12:54pm
March 16, 2019
Ask a Master Gardener: Starting seeds indoors has many benefits
March 16, 2019 - 5:00am
March 9, 2019
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Ask a Master Gardener: Take care not to over-fertilize garden
March 9, 2019 - 5:00am
March 2, 2019
Trees on East Second Street were recently damaged by a plow blade. (Photo by Catherine Winter)
Ask a Master Gardener: Don't paint tree wounds
March 2, 2019 - 5:00am
February 23, 2019
Emerald ash borer. Credit: University of Minnesota Extension
Ask a Master Gardener: Bitter winter might slow down emerald ash borers
February 23, 2019 - 4:00am
February 16, 2019
Pam Griggs readies a dozen roses for a customer on Valentine's Day in 2014. File / News Tribune
Ask a Master Gardener: Tips for preserving Valentine's blooms
February 16, 2019 - 5:00am