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Gardeners may be struck by two seemingly conflicting aspects of the early summer garden: A) It’s kno[...]
Sweet potatoes are a popular vegetable packed with nutritional value. And, they can be grown in Wisc[...]
Few spring activities are as delightful to our senses as a stroll through a greenhouse in May. We ha[...]
There’s more than one way to prune a shrub. And, the best options exclude hedge trimmers. Before shr[...]
Gardening magazines and websites are full of best perennials lists – the toughest, longest blooming,[...]
When we decide which perennials to partner, we have much to consider: Colors – The most obvious, and[...]
If you love a cup of hot tea on a cold winter day – or any day –consider steeping tea from herbs you[...]
For those who jumped at the popular trend of straw bale gardening last year and then were discourage[...]
Whether you are seeking an escape from subzero temperatures or feeling hopeful with a forecast of 30[...]
This winter’s garden seminars are just around the corner. Here are a few in our area: Jan. 10 Garden[...]
For the gardener or nature lover on your holiday list, consider giving books this year. Several loca[...]
Now that the gardens are put to bed and already covered with a blanket of snow, take some time to as[...]
If you didn’t attend Farm Technology Days in August, thinking it was just for farmers, you missed ou[...]
If you love to cook, and you love to garden, you probably grow garlic. If you don’t grow it yet, get[...]
As farm kids, we worked in the family garden from the time we could hold seeds – peas, beans and cor[...]
The spring garden is so splendid and needs so much pruning, preparing and planting that I wish I cou[...]
In July, it’s easy to get caught up in the peak of summer’s bloom. Daylilies, Asiatic lilies, conefl[...]
An outstanding mix of large and small yards and various gardening styles were on display during the [...]
You can find many reasons to love alliums. One of the best reasons is that deer and rabbits don’t lo[...]
Enticing new colors, new variations and new plant hybrids await gardeners at local independent green[...]