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June 2, 2010
Driving a straightedge spade around the outer spread of lilacs to sever the roots usually will stimulate the plant into setting more flower buds. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
HORTISCOPE: Cut back lilacs, spade roots to get bushier shrubs
June 2, 2010 - 1:00pm
Marilyn Billings and Carol Kragenbrink (at right) examine some hostas and other shade plants before making final selections. The women were "first-timers" at the annual Park Rapids Garden Club sale. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Park Rapids Garden Club sale perennials disappeared quickly
June 2, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 19, 2010
Too much love and care is killing bleeding hearts
May 19, 2010 - 1:00pm
May 5, 2010
Christine Jessen holds a New Guinea impatiens with a huge flower, one of many new or improved varieties being sold this season. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Lots of new offerings at the garden shops
May 5, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 28, 2010
Hortiscope: Double-paned clear walls best for local greenhouses
April 28, 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
Hortiscope: 55-year-old dieffenbachia needs a fan to move the air
March 31, 2010 - 1:00pm
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 17, 2010
Mammillaria pilcayensis
Hortiscope: Plant light may cure flowering cactus' odd growth
March 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 10, 2010
Sprouting tulips should be left alone in the cold
March 10, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 3, 2010
Hortiscope: Don't use nails if plants have an iron deficiency
March 3, 2010 - 1:00pm