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    Snow Mold in the Northern Plains: Prevention and Recovery

    One of my favorite signs of spring is brown winter grass turning green again. Unfortunately, that beautiful sight is often marred by unsightly patches of snow mold, a lawn fungus…

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    Spring Cleanup in the Perennial Garden

    One of the first chores to undertake in the spring garden is cleanup. For perennials, this mainly consists of cutting back any spent stems and foliage from the previous year…

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    5 Vegetable Garden Tasks to Do in Fall for a Happier Spring

    As the growing season winds down, are you tempted to “throw in the trowel” and leave your vegetable garden cleanup until next spring? In the October 2020 issue of Fine…

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    Learn How to Support Soil Life

    The vitality and resiliency of every garden depends on plants interacting with a vast array of insects, fungi, and microorganisms, especially those that make their homes in the soil. Through…

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    Battery Power 101

    The biggest disruption to a garden’s peace and serenity typically is the exhaust-laden cacophony of power equipment. Happily, today’s new battery-powered outdoor power equipment offers a quieter, more convenient, more…

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    Northern Plains June Garden To-Do List

    Plant, plant, plant! Before those summer temperatures really start to kick in, take advantage of late spring rains and cooler temps by planting out your annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees…

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    Midwest June Garden To-Do List

    Plant, plant, plant! Add summer annuals to beds and containers, and cut back or replace spring annuals that look tired. Finish dividing and replanting summer- and fall-blooming perennials. If you…

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    Southern Plains June Garden To-Do List

    Collect seed from spring bloomers. In the rush to tear out spent annuals or cut back perennials that have finished flowering, don’t forget to collect seed for next year. After…

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    April Garden To-Do List for the Northwest

    April in the Pacific Northwest is an energetic time in the garden. There is lots of exuberant growth, and the garden is full of promise. So many things are happening…

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    April Garden To-Do List for the Southern Plains

    April is a great time to plant your spring vegetable garden if you haven’t already. If you live in the more northern reaches of the Southern Plains, April is likely…