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    Dormant seeding

    The ideal time to seed lawns in our area is from August 1 to September 1. Generally speaking, it is not a good idea to seed lawns in late September because the new seedlings will not mature enough to survive the winter.

    Turfgrass selection

    Selecting the right grass species is crucial for the long term success of your lawn.

    Time to seed your lawn

    Does your lawn have a few bare spots or do you have more bare spots than lawn? In Northern Minnesota, August 1 to September 1 is the ideal time to seed cool season turfgrasses.

    Lawn grass selection

    Selecting the right grass is crucial for the long term success of your lawn.

    Roses for the home garden

    Roses are one of the most popular garden plants in the world due to the diversity of plant form, flower color, and fragrance. 

    Spring lawn care tips

    Lawns are subject to many stressors such as weather extremes, foot traffic, diseases, etc. It is no surprise to find a few areas of lawn that are bare or thin.

    Pruning tips for overgrown or animal damaged shrubs

    Deciduous shrubs that are overgrown or damaged by animals can be a real eye sore in a landscape planting.

    Snow mold in home lawns

    As the snow continues to melt from the lawn, patches of snow mold may be revealed.

    Apple tree pruning basics

    Yearly pruning of apple trees is critical to maintain optimum fruit production.

    Sunshine brings indoor bugs

    As the weather continues to warm, some of us may find unwanted visitors in the interior of our home.
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