Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 12:34
Planted in a well-drained soil in full sun, asparagus crowns will produce spears in coming years to satisfy early summer appetites.
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 11:29
If growing bushels of potatoes is on your to-do list, find out when, how and what to plant.
Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 11:40
Selecting the type and variety of peas to plant this spring is made easy with this week's garden column.
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 10:00
The time is approaching to uncover hybrid tea roses and strawberries, cut back ornamental grasses and apply dormant oil spray to fruit trees.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 08:08
The proper time to prune deciduous and evergreen shrubs is determined by the plant’s growth habit, bloom time and health or condition.
Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 12:06
Late dormant season (February to March) is commonly regarded as the best time to prune trees. Learn about pruning tools and procedure in this week's column.
Friday, February 11, 2011 - 13:39
Learn how to prune fall-bearing raspberries, care for azaleas and potted tulips that have been forced to bloom.
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 14:52
The correct time to prune red raspberries and trees is approaching. Find out when and how to take care of these pruning chores and how to keep rabbits away from serviceberries in this week's column.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 14:48
Blooms from spring-flowering trees can be forced indoors, but flowering dogwoods planted in Iowa and Black Hills spruce tree branches that have had buds eaten off cannot be forced to grow.
Friday, January 7, 2011 - 13:59
Starting geraniums from seed and caring for amaryllis so they will reflower are two indoor gardening projects perfect for winter days, as is selecting hardy varieties of fruit trees.