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The Secret of Rooting Cuttings
The secret of rooting cuttings can be summed up in two words.“Timing and technique”.

How to Make a Weed Dabber
The tool that I am going to tell you about is for using herbicides such as RoundUp.

Winning the battle of weeds
Keeping your landscape plantings, flower beds, and nursery crops free of weeds is a battle, but if you approach it with a strategic plan, you will prevail.

Getting rid of standing water in your yard.
Do you have one or more areas in your yard that hold water after a rainfall? This is a common problem, and sometimes difficult to solve.

Tree-ting Storm Damage
To paraphrase Hobbes, life for Minnesota trees is often cruel,brutish and short.

What to do about Squash Bugs
Squash bugs have been very abundant this summer. They are found occasionally in home gardens, feeding on squash, pumpkins, and other curcubits.

Pine Bark Adelgids
Jeff Hahn, Assistant Extension Entomologist Adelgids are very close relatives of aphids. Like aphids, they are small, soft-bodied insects with piercing-sucking mouthparts.

Do your daisies need a doctor?
Are you looking for a doctor to diagnose your daisies? Perhaps you are wondering if your cucumber needs a cure for the crud?

The red queen, the black currant, and the white pine
A key symptom of WPBR is the characteristic "flags"(orange branches) that identify infected branches.

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