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June 16, 2010
George Lueck adds pansies to the community garden in Akeley to add some color as the vegetables begin to sprout. The garden was made possible because of a Statewide Health Improvement Program grant. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Community gardens beginning to thrive this summer
June 16, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 21, 2010
Hortiscope: Reader wonders how to sterilize a black walnut tree
April 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 14, 2010
Hortiscope: Roundup won't kill tree roots growing in sewer lines
April 14, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 7, 2010
Hortiscope: Covering, rotating squash may curb nasty vine borer
April 7, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2010
Dorothy Lennier, at left, and Mary Jane Keller of Two Inlets, were serious about arranging the plantings in their baskets. Four women, all friends, came from Two Inlets to enjoy the two-day seminar taught by Master Gardeners. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Getting the jump on the flowering season
March 31, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 10, 2010
Sprouting tulips should be left alone in the cold
March 10, 2010 - 1:00pm
Dwarf fruit trees can be iffy in northern climes
February 10, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 27, 2010
Hortiscope: Broadleaf control may not help strawberry crop
January 27, 2010 - 1:00pm
January 13, 2010
Apple maggots require insecticides to control. Hanging a fake apple trap with a sticky substance to attract the insects will also work.
Hortiscope: Sticky schefflera likely has mites, needs pruning
January 13, 2010 - 1:00pm
November 10, 2009
Hortiscope: Horses should be kept fenced away from trees
November 10, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 21, 2009
Hortiscope: Kalanches need some tough love, sunlight to thrive
October 21, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 14, 2009
Hortiscope: Beer euthanasia eliminates slugs best
October 14, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 7, 2009
Horticope: Games you can play with buckeye nuts - really!
October 7, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 23, 2009
Hortiscope: Use hanging wasp traps if you can't find nests
September 23, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 5, 2009
Anne Morgan shows off lime green cauliflowers called Romanesque. The community supported agriculture project dabbles annually with a unique item or two to gauge public desire and hardiness.
Lakes and Valley CSA serves 87 homes with an abundance of unique crops
September 5, 2009 - 1:00pm