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Motorcyclist killed after hitting I-394 pothole at 100-plus mph
Minnesotan killed in Montana avalanche
Woman arrested in Red Lake councilman's shooting death
Second woman comes forward in 'vampire trucker' kidnapping case
Menahga Business Career Fair will open opportunities for students, families
Gymnasts show major improvement
Silgen leads Rangers past Panthers in playoffs
Verndale eliminates Tigers from Section 5A playoffs
Pine River-Backus edges Braves in section playoff game
Browerville ends Tigers' playoff run
CLARENCE V. TRUSHENSKI
JANE ANN JOHNSON
DARRELL W. CRABB
Menahga mayor proclaims St. Urho’s Day
Energy & Wellness Expo
Classic fairy tale musical Cinderella performance in Nevis
Kellie Pickler, Hairball to play at Red River Valley Fair
Let’s not lose our heads about AIS
Minnesota Senate committee votes to suspend wolf hunt
Possible record trout catch could land angler in trouble
USXC racers speed across countryside
DNR eagle camera goes live
Josh’s Collision open on Highway 34
Northwoods Dental under new ownership
Letter: What everyone wants - Purriercare!
Letter: We’ve known who Enbridge is for a while
Letter: Some lakes with public access seem private
Editorial: Proposed anti-bullying policy timely
Letter: Short-term gain doesn’t trump lands
Hubbard County man credits FATHER Project for helping his family succeed
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