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August 21, 2013
Master Gardener program offered online starting in September
The 2013 North Dakota Master Gardener program kicks off Sept. 27. This year the course will be offered online, making it more convenient and flexible than ever. The core master gardener course will also be in a traditional classroom setting. Also, all assignments will be online. Becoming...
August 21, 2013 - 7:34am
July 9, 2012
Tales from the rabbit wars: Fargo residents take up arms to defend their gardens from rabbit raiders
FARGO -- Hear that wailing? That's gardeners in the metro area after rabbits with big, sharp, pointy teeth have turned their carefully maintained...
July 9, 2012 - 9:00am
February 25, 2012
City tree pruning is responsibility of everyone
As I was walking home the other day, I noticed all the tree trimming that has been done in various parts of town. I have heard all about the...
February 25, 2012 - 7:17am
September 7, 2011
Produce donations sought from ND gardeners
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is encouraging gardeners to donate extra produce to organizations that help the hungry. Goehring says the goal for the second year of the Hunger Free North Dakota Garden Project is 500,000 pounds of fresh...
September 7, 2011 - 11:45am
May 10, 2011
Composing encouraged by State Health Department
International Compost Awareness Week is the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry, according to the United States Composting Council. Moving forward from National Compost Awareness Week May 1 through May 7, the North Dakota Department of Health...
May 10, 2011 - 12:25pm
March 3, 2011
Schneider to talk on Sunday in Bismarck
Fred Schneider will discuss traditional gardening and Oscar and George Will's contributions to gardening at 2 p.m. March 13 at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. His program is part of the Sensational Second Sundays series sponsored by the state's history agency, the State...
March 3, 2011 - 7:31am
August 21, 2010
Sweet corn is rich in flavor, nutrients
The availability of that mouthwatering, succulent, buttery taste of sweet corn is a common delight in the late summer activities that surround...
August 21, 2010 - 7:20am
July 10, 2010
Hydrangeas impressive in garden setting
There are some flowering plants that seem to have been around forever. Plants such as the roses, lilacs, lilies, petunias, peonies, snapdragons...
July 10, 2010 - 7:46am
June 7, 2010
State asks gardeners to help feed the hungry
FARGO -- North Dakota is calling on its gardeners to spare some of their yield this summer -- preferably half a million pounds of it. The state has kicked off an ambitious drive to whisk locally grown produce to food pantry shelves, where non-perishables still hold sway.
June 7, 2010 - 6:44am
April 28, 2010
Healthy grass can sprout weed-free lawns
To keep a healthy lawn, give it some fertilizer. There are several excellent commercial fertilizers out there. You do not need much. It is good to apply the fertilizer on the holiday schedule. In other words, apply the fertilizer around Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day....
April 28, 2010 - 9:20am
April 9, 2010
Tips on keeping deer from the fruits of your labor
I'll never be mistaken for a master gardener, and it really doesn't bother me. Beyond borrowing the neighbor's tiller and breaking up the ground each spring, I lose interest in the garden even before the first spuds are planted. So it comes as no surprise that when a stray rabbit...
April 9, 2010 - 8:55am
April 7, 2010
Grow herbs at home or in garden
Add a touch of spring to your home all year long. Consider growing some herbs in your home, a container or garden outside. Growing herbs can be a fun project for kids and may encourage them to try some different foods, too. Soon you'll be adding extra flavor to your recipes without...
April 7, 2010 - 8:25am
March 25, 2010
Zvirovski offers lecture on gardening
With spring making an appearance in James-town, gardeners are getting antsy to get their hands in dirt. John Zvirovski, The Jamestown Sun garden editor and a landscape artist, is ready to help jumpstart the season with ideas and designs. "Gardening With a Purpose" is set for 7 to...
March 25, 2010 - 7:36am
January 9, 2010
Gardening catalogs start coming
Even though we are entering into the heart of winter and this past week has showed us severe cold, we are starting to see signs of spring. We see those signs in the daily mail that we are now getting in the form of seed catalogs. Every time I come home and see a new one in the mailbox,...
January 9, 2010 - 7:52am
August 28, 2009
The popularity of gardening
My mother was a gardener as are my father and my wife. On the other hand, my own gardening experience began and ended with my annual hand-spading of Emma's gardening space when I was a teenager. (Maybe I should add that I picked salmonberries from our backyard in Juneau, and also...
August 28, 2009 - 7:52am