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Fruit trees are a popular option for homeowners who want a new way to ornament their gardens and to yield a bounty of produce.

Sprouts, Shoots & Microgreens indoor gardening book

It’s February—both a short month and a long one at the same time. Are you itching to start gardening? Do you crave fresh greens? It’s cold outside, but you can grow a variety of sprouts and microgreens in your house while you’re waiting for outdoor gardening season to begin.

A man in a cherry picker uses a chainsaw to cut a tree branch.

Learn how to foster a healthy landscape relationship.

6 tips to winterize your garden

Alan Branhagen, director of operations for the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, offers some sage advice for keeping plants and trees healthy throughout the winter.

It’s not too late to think about planting new shrubs and trees, so don’t swap out your gardening spade for the snow shovel just yet.

Fall evokes harvest time, but it also offers ideal growing conditions for just-planted perennials.

Fix Design Flaws: Do you have a garden bed in need of additional color or has a gaping hole in the center? Now is the time to remedy those issues with perennials.

It’s August, and it’s time once again to start thinking about the calendar and all the scheduling it encompasses.  It’s also a time when our gardens are inviting us to step back and savor their bounty of overflowing, beautiful, full blooms.  Before you tackle the new calendar, capture the end of

Even though summer is winding down, your garden still needs attention. Here are some important tips for August gardening to keep it looking its best into fall and winter.

To promote a second, late-summer flower show, cut back, shear or remove flower spikes from the following early blooming perennials: catmint, geraniums, salvia and delphiniums.

Looking for low-maintenance plants that can feed pollinators, improve soil, look good and grow with no special care? Native grasses have all these benefits and can enhance your garden while adding shelter and food for wildlife. However, deer and rabbits do not usually feed on native grasses.

Starting seeds indoors is fun and economical. Gardeners need seeds, cell trays, starting medium (some cells come filled), plant heating pads, a spray bottle and a grow light.  Start seeds in small, individual containers with a single seedling per container.

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