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Herbs to Attract and Feed Pollinators

By Larry Cipolla, Hennepin County Master Gardener What herbs will attract (and feed) beneficial insects? These beneficial insects attack and eat the

Herbs to Attract and Feed Pollinators2018-04-24T20:05:17-05:00

Nurturing On A Ledge

By Kathy Frederickson, Hennepin County Master Gardener You want to introduce your child to the joys and process of growing and gardening,

Nurturing On A Ledge2018-05-12T20:41:57-05:00

Plan Your Garden Now!

By Larry Cipolla, Hennepin County Master Gardener Plan your garden now. You can use this time of year to decide what you

Plan Your Garden Now!2018-05-12T20:29:43-05:00

Hugelkultur for the Suburban Front Lawn

By Sharon Decker, Hennepin County Master Gardener Can an unruly, self-sustaining hugelkultur garden be tamed to fit into a suburban front lawn

Hugelkultur for the Suburban Front Lawn2018-05-12T20:53:23-05:00

Reversing Salt Damage on Your Lawn

By Kathy Frederickson, Hennepin County Master Gardener With spring comes recognition of salt damage on our lawns  This is a quick take

Reversing Salt Damage on Your Lawn2018-05-12T20:58:39-05:00

Experimenting with Grafted Tomatoes

By Meleah Maynard, Hennepin County Master Gardener Grafted tomatoes, especially heirlooms, were really hot this year. Why graft heirlooms? Well, the reasoning

Experimenting with Grafted Tomatoes2018-05-12T21:20:38-05:00

Preparing Your Garden for Winter

By Karen Valerio, Hennepin County Master Gardener Ah fall.   I’m happy that I can quit mowing the lawn in a few weeks,

Preparing Your Garden for Winter2018-05-12T21:26:09-05:00