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Old-time dancing keeps everybody spry
Hubbard County SWCD here to help with water issues
Facilitation group meets to bring community ideas together
Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Bemidji man pleads guilty in death of foster child found bruised, lacerated
Braves defeat Wolverines in conference play
Crosby-Ironton remains undefeated with conference win over Panthers
Panthers pick up pivotal win over Pirates
Tigers defeat Pequot Lakes, MI-B
Undefeated in the pool
Kenneth A. Mueller
Peggy Adele Randall
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
One-Act Play Contest to be held Jan. 28
Teens, adults urged to join 'community reads together' project
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Obama tried bipartisan approach
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
September 22, 2010
HORTISCOPE: Strawberries need winter blankets without weeds
Q: A person I know had ant problems on rhubarb roots. To get rid of the ants, I suggested sprinkling corn meal around the plants. Ants cannot digest corn meal and will take it back to their hive. I have used this method with good success around my yard for the last five years. A:...
September 22, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 18, 2010
Hortiscope: Hostas can be cut back to improve their aesthetics
Q: I have two apple trees with branches that die every year. It starts in the spring when these branches leaf out later than the others. The leaves that do grow on the affected branches are small. During the course of the summer, the leaves dry up and the branch dies. I cut the tree...
August 18, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2010
Dying petunias may have tobacco mosaic virus
Q: I took two cuttings from a white lace cap hydrangea. Both flourished and are blooming this year, but the flowers are pale pink. I understand...
August 11, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 4, 2010
Maple colors reflect extreme environmental changes
Q: We had several autumn blaze maples planted on our property during the spring of last year. Beginning in mid-June of this year, one of the...
August 4, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 28, 2010
What killed the mountain ash fruit? Ask Mother Nature
Q: I have 16 coneflowers, but six of the flowers have deformed buds. Could something other than aster yellow be to blame for this problem? A:...
July 28, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 21, 2010
Blue spruce's broken tip won't hinder future growth
Q: I purchased and planted two blue spruce trees. While they were being loaded at the store, the very top branch that sticks straight up broke...
July 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 14, 2010
Enterprise readers ask about changing flower colors
Q. Enterprise readers have told us that sometimes perennials come back in a different color. One woman talked about yellow irises coming back...
July 14, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 7, 2010
HORTISCOPE: Lots of tree and shrub choices available for windy lot
Q: I am looking for a purple flowering crabapple tree for a boulevard planting. The more resistant to diseases it is the better. A: Some selections...
July 7, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 30, 2010
Frost-bitten cactus should survive but will be leathery
Q: I have a question about my spring cactus. Right now, it is blooming beautifully! I live in Texas and this past winter we had several hard...
June 30, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 23, 2010
Hortiscope: Will cottonwood sticky pods sicken the family dog?
Q: I have a climbing rose that I found at an old house. At the time, it had small pink roses on it and it climbed. It looked really good after I planted it, but then the green leaves started curling up and turning brown. After two years of fighting with it, I decided to cut it off...
June 23, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 9, 2010
Plant food should still be good even 10 years old
Q: The grass around our arborvitaes used to be beautiful. This spring, I noticed the grass is very thin and the winter winds blew a lot of the...
June 9, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 2, 2010
HORTISCOPE: Cut back lilacs, spade roots to get bushier shrubs
Q: I have some lilacs that bloom every year. They are very tall and planted in a row. For the most part, they only bloom on top. I have seen...
June 2, 2010 - 1:00pm
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
Q: I ordered a bleeding heart plant that was just starting to grow when it arrived. I potted it according to the directions. The soil I used was Jiffy Organic Seed Starting Mix and I mixed in some Pennington All Purpose Plant Food 6-10-10. After two weeks, my plant turned brown. All...
May 19, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 28, 2010
Hortiscope: Double-paned clear walls best for local greenhouses
Q: I have two rows of arborvitaes that vary in height. Some are leaning and some bent almost at a 90-degree angle. Some of the stems are bent about halfway down. Unfortunately, there isn't room to stake them up because of a parking lot a few feet from the trees. Any ideas how we could...
April 28, 2010 - 1:00pm