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September 22, 2010
HORTISCOPE: Strawberries need winter blankets without weeds
September 22, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 18, 2010
Hortiscope: Hostas can be cut back to improve their aesthetics
August 18, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2010
Hortiscope: Ron Smith
Dying petunias may have tobacco mosaic virus
August 11, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 4, 2010
Maples such as this one on County 40, can display premature fall color. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Maple colors reflect extreme environmental changes
August 4, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 28, 2010
Deformed coneflowers should be pulled if they don't come around. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
What killed the mountain ash fruit? Ask Mother Nature
July 28, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 21, 2010
Hortiscope: Ron Smith
Blue spruce's broken tip won't hinder future growth
July 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 14, 2010
Enterprise readers asked if these pale yellow irises would come back some year in a completely different hue. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Enterprise readers ask about changing flower colors
July 14, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 7, 2010
Hortiscope: Ron Smith
HORTISCOPE: Lots of tree and shrub choices available for windy lot
July 7, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 30, 2010
Spring cactuses have a star-like flower. They do well outdoors in summer but must be brought back inside before a hard freeze. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Frost-bitten cactus should survive but will be leathery
June 30, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 23, 2010
Hortiscope: Will cottonwood sticky pods sicken the family dog?
June 23, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 9, 2010
When moving bleeding hearts, be mindful of afternoon sun. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Plant food should still be good even 10 years old
June 9, 2010 - 1:00pm
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
April 28, 2010
Hortiscope: Double-paned clear walls best for local greenhouses
April 28, 2010 - 1:00pm
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