Donna Tatting
by Donna Tatting On Saturday, March 21, the Chisago County Master Gardeners will present their 17th Annual Garden Expo at North Branch Area High School. We started out this event in a rather small way when it was held the first few years in the atrium at Fairview Hospital in Wyoming. It was a small ...Read More
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by Donna Tatting Chisago County Master Gardener Wrapping trees for winter protection is not an attempt to keep them ‘warm’ but has the objective to prevent or minimize three sources of winter damage: from desiccating winds, sunscald, and gnawing rodents. Even if the trees in the landscape have ...Read More
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Chances are there’s “that guy” in your neighborhood whose lawn always looks better than everyone else’s all year round, but it’s especially noticeable in the spring. When other lawns in the neighborhood are plagued with dead spots from snow mold, or they’re flattened or dull looking from...Read More
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by Donna Tatting The 16th Annual Chisago County Master Gardeners Bonanza was one of the most successful ever. Gardeners were so anxious to get out of the house that they probably would have attended anything, so it’s good that they came to our Bonanza. Everyone enjoyed hearing Jim Gilbert as our k...Read More
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by Donna Tatting Chisago County Master Gardener Most of us who garden know the value of composting. Compost bins are easy to make, and the organic material created gives our gardens much needed nutrients. But what if your vegetable garden is more in the line of good-sized pots where you grow things ...Read More
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Donna Tatting has some great ideas for adding color to your shade garden, and she will tell you all about it at the Rush City Garden Club meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. The public is welcome and encouraged to join the group at Rushseba Town Hall, located just north of Rush City on [...]...Read More
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by Donna Tatting Ask anybody with a lawn or garden and they will probably tell you that this year’s weeds are producing a bumper crop.   It’s a never-ending task made even harder by my being somewhat physically limited due to a recent surgery.  I’m thankful for the ones that just pop out eas...Read More
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