Chisago County Master Gardener
By Jerry Vitalis, Chisago County Master Gardener The Chisago County Master Gardeners recently offered a class on growing garlic in the home garden that was presented by Carl Rosen, Soil Scientist at the University of Minnesota.   Carl became interested in growing garlic after being asked how best t...Read More
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The Master Gardeners just finished another successful weekend at the Almelund Threshing Show.  Earlier I predicted that many of our questions would be on tomato problems, getting rid of Creeping Charlie, and there were two new concerns that kept coming up. Bloom drop of tomatoes, peppers, squash, z...Read More
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Now that most gardens are planted and transplanted, gardeners are ready to start weeding and harvesting.  So we walk through the garden each morning checking the progress.  If we notice something has been eating our new transplants and the tops are eaten off, it could be deer, rabbits, birds, etc....Read More
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Photos by Derrick Knutson Chisago County Master Gardener Tammi Anderson directed some residents toward an ample amount of onions, blueberry bushes and other green goods during a plant pickup May 4 sponsored by the University of Minnesota Extension and the Master Gardener program.  Around 300 reside...Read More
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