Everything you need to know about the emerald ash borer
Don and John discuss the recent discovery of emerald ash borer in Moorhead and what that means for your own ash trees.
The emerald ash borer is a small and rather beautiful-looking insect, but it has had a catastrophic effect on trees in communities across our region. What does it mean for your ash trees? Don and John go over everything you should know.
Plus, Don talks about some new developments at the Northern Plains Botanic Gardening Society ( https://www.npbgs.org/ )
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Fielding Questions: Will this tree recover, best potentilla type, and the importance of seed-starting mix
This week, gardening columnist Don Kinzler gives the odds for survival of a flowering crabapple damaged by rabbits, recommends a potentilla type, and discusses the importance of seed-starting mix for new seedlings.
Gardening columnist Don Kinzler writes, "Having a record of our plants’ identities can save their lives, or at least make their lives a lot healthier."
This week, gardening columnist Don Kinzler answers questions about when to cut back geraniums grown from cuttings over the winter, where to prune a burning bush with rabbit damage, and more.
Gardening columnist Don Kinzler says homeowners have three options: do nothing; proactively remove trees; or treat them with insecticide.
Throughout the garden season, volunteers meet weekly in groups at their specific garden to perform tasks that need to be completed. Members share the work and share the harvest.
This week, gardening columnist Don Kinzler fields questions about brown spots on a houseplant's foliage, how to control mealy bugs, and if an apple tree should be replanted elsewhere.
A primary reason for pruning fruit trees is to let more sunlight and air inside the tree. The sunlight prompts more flowers to form lower on the tree, yielding more fruit within easy reach.
This week, gardening columnist Don Kinzler fields questions about a Christmas cactus that only bloomed on one side, how to repair a snow-damaged cotoneaster, and more.
In this week's column, gardening columnist Don Kinzler talks about selecting the right tomato variety, or cultivar, for this area.
Fielding Questions: Caring for houseplants while on vacation, weed control in lawns, when to prune geraniums
This week, gardening columnist Don Kinzler fields questions about the best time to apply weed control, when to trim back geraniums wintering in the basement, and more.