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Park Rapids Enterprise
Wellness Expo: good health
Half percent sales tax increase approved
Two injured in Highway 371 crash Tuesday
Marijuana wax receiving increased attention from law enforcement
Marijuana wax fire kills 85-year-old Stearns County woman
Panthers pinned way to historic season
Minnesota United is named a member of Major League Soccer
Lack of scoring led to 6-17-1 record
Former Panthers playing hockey at Division III level
Larry Fitzgerald says Adrian Peterson would be 'game-changer' with Cardinals
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
EVELYN J. LARSEN
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
Local singer re-enacts music, history of early 1800s
A great night at the theater
Governor wants to put more money into Minnesota state parks
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
April 21, 2010
Hortiscope: Reader wonders how to sterilize a black walnut tree
Q: I enjoy reading your seemingly infinite insights on trees. I have come to realize how much people care for their black walnut trees. I also am fond of the two I have in my backyard. However, I would love to have one that doesn't produce nuts. I'm talking huge crops every year!...
April 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 14, 2010
Hortiscope: Roundup won't kill tree roots growing in sewer lines
Q: In 2009, I planted some apple trees. I was told to paint the trunks so they wouldn't burn in the sun. I painted them with an oil-based enamel...
April 14, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 7, 2010
Hortiscope: Covering, rotating squash may curb nasty vine borer
Q: We have been having troubles with a worm that burrows through the stem of our vine plants about 2 inches above ground. The worm leaves a visible hole, especially on our winter squash. It killed our cucumbers and summer squash plants. I found one in the stem of a buttercup squash...
April 7, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2010
Hortiscope: 55-year-old dieffenbachia needs a fan to move the air
Q: I have dieffenbachia plants that are very healthy. However, I can't keep them growing upright. They start to get top-heavy and then bend and curl. The parts that grow from the stumps after making a cutting seem the most susceptible. My place only gets sun from one direction. I...
March 31, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 24, 2010
Indoor palm is miracle, but may come to an end soon
Q: I've had a Madagascar palm for 20-plus years. It is about 7 feet tall and kept indoors because I live in Canada. Recently, the tree has had...
March 24, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 17, 2010
Hortiscope: Plant light may cure flowering cactus' odd growth
Q: I have a Norway maple with longitudinal cracks from the ground up. I know this is normal for this species, but my question concerns structural integrity. Two tree service companies have looked at it and given me removal estimates. However, there was no clear opinion on whether...
March 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 10, 2010
Sprouting tulips should be left alone in the cold
Q: I have two maple trees, but only one leafed out last year. They both had buds. I suspect the one froze out. Will my tree leaf out this spring? I also have a big perennial garden with two arbors. Both of them are covered with honeysuckle vines that are 10 years old. Last year, both...
March 10, 2010 - 1:00pm
February 24, 2010
Hortiscope: Aquarium can be a planter with correct soils
Q: I was looking for information on the Web about walnut trees and found your name. I have a walnut tree in my backyard. Although I love the shade, the tree is a real pain (walnuts, squirrels, sap and broken branches). Is there any way to treat a walnut tree so that it does not bear...
February 24, 2010 - 1:00pm
February 17, 2010
Hortiscope: Salt toxicity can occur in poorly drained plants
Q: Do weigela bushes need sun all day or can they be planted in a shady area? A: They will do best in full sun, OK in dappled shade and poorly in full shade. Q: Please help us figure out what is wrong with our fiddle leaf fig. I love our tree, but it has started getting more...
February 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
September 30, 2009
Hortiscope: Apple tree can wait for hard frost to transplant
Q: I am wondering if it is too late to transplant an apple tree that is 6 or 7 years old. It is more than 10 feet tall. There are apples on the tree. Also, is it too late to transplant a Ponderosa tree? I don't know how old it is, but is about 12 feet tall. A: While they can be...
September 30, 2009 - 1:00pm