Chisago County Master Gardener

Donna Tatting Chisago County Master Gardener The following information was recently released by Gary Wyatt, University of Minnesota Extension agroforestry educator. Drought conditions over the last two years have left trees and other perennial plants visibly stressed this fall. Tree stress symptoms include abundant seed production, leaf scorch, early fall colors, leaf drop, limb die-back […]

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Donna Tatting Chisago County Master Gardener Ever since I was a girl, I’ve set out each fall to find bittersweet, with its striking orange berries on twisting vines, to use as fall decoration. It started when my grandfather took us to a spot near Carlos Avery Wildlife Refuge. He taught us to look for the […]

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Molly Nemec Chisago County Master Gardener Summer may be over, but there’s still plenty to do. Spending crisp, sunny days in the yard is a worthy way to get exercise and vitamin D before the dark days of winter. One chore is to water newly planted trees. To increase winter survival rates, trees need an […]

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Donna Tatting Chisago County Master Gardener This year’s weeds are producing a bumper crop. I’m thankful for the weeds that pop out easily when pulled and curse the ones that seem determined to stay put. Luckily, part of my garden was treated early in the season with Preen, so that part is more manageable. I […]

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