Bev Johnson

Underused perennials could add different look to garden

Meleah Maynard, a Minneapolis Master Gardener, has a list of what she calls underused perennials. She named six in a recent article in the Northern ... Read more

Some gardening tasks to do this month

If we don’t have regular rains, at least an inch a week, water, water, water. Trees are especially at risk of premature death next spring ... Read more

Despite changing leaves, we haven’t hit fall yet

We Minnesotans treasure fall with its cooler weather and beautiful fall colors. However, August is not fall, so why are some of the tree leaves ... Read more

Bees keep us fed

People used to think that the large bee was the King bee, that is, until someone caught the “king” laying eggs. The queen will live ... Read more

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  4. Berry shrubs offer more than cover
  5. Gardeners should beware of invaders
  6. Tickling potatoes, other tips help your garden grow well
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