James Joseph Koberoski, age 80, of Mankato, died peacefully on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Mankato, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Mankato. Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2019 [...]
Pruning is one of those garden tasks that can be intimidating at first, but once you get the hang of it, can be almost addictive! It’s a must-know skill if you want your plants to show plenty of healthy growth, lots of flowers (in the case of flowering plants, that is), and display beautiful [...]
Pruning Demystified Though pruning shrubs strikes fear into the hearts of many, it is actually a simple and rewarding process. All you need to do to master it is to understand a few basic principles behind the why, when, and how of pruning shrubs. What’s the secret of transitioning from a competent gardener to a [...]
It’s the long, hot dog days of summer. It’s perfectly acceptable to dedicate a few hours to laying around in the shade. Things may be slowing down a bit, but there are still plants to care for, weeds to pull and bugs to eradicate. Ask a neighbor to water your potted plants and hanging baskets [...]
CONNECTING WITH NATURE Let’s shake off the last of winter and start the countdown to spring! Roses and wisteria are leafing out, many shrubs are blooming, and pollinators, ready for a meal, are buzzing around the garden (we’ve got 42 shrubs, broken down by region, they will adore). Speaking of shrubs, if you don’t already [...]
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Road Salt? Not Our Problem. Here’s expert advice from guest bloggers Megan Nichols and Jessie Jacobson of Tonkadale Greenhouse in Minnetonka, MN about plants that tolerate road salt. Here in Minnesota and in the Upper Midwest (and other parts of the country, too), we are coming off of the longest growing season on record. It [...]