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May 14, 2014
To protect plants, experts say to catch tent caterpillars soon
Eastern tent caterpillars are making their annual appearance in Wisconsin as buds begin to open and reveal the first leaves of spring — and if not controlled early, the crawling creatures can wreak havoc on plants.
May 14, 2014 - 10:15am
October 6, 2013
148th lends a hand in Superior: Federal furlough doesn't stop members from volunteering for Habitat
Mike Panula didn't think the partial government shutdown, if it happened, would directly affect him. On Tuesday, the Lakewood Township resident...
October 6, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2013
Parts of the Northland now officially in drought
It's not a surprise, but it is now official: Duluth, Superior and Cloquet are in a drought. But while lawns and fields are growing brown and brittle in the Twin Ports -- with more heat on the way -- areas to the north have seen summer rainfall much greater than normal. "We've had...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
Local farmers' markets
In Superior, a downtown farmers' market is held every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the library parking lot, 1530 Tower Ave. An even bigger market with about 16 different vendors sets up on Barker's Island every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Wentworth Gardens, 4474 S. Wentworth...
July 26, 2013 - 12:20pm
July 22, 2013
In De Pere, students are gardening for good
Editors' Note: This is an AP Member Exchange shared by Press-Gazette Media DE PERE, Wis. (AP) -- As with many gardeners, weeding and watering are among the biggest challenges for St. Norbert College juniors Malorie Imhoff and Maria Howe. But the duo digs into the dirt with smiles....
July 22, 2013 - 7:00am
July 5, 2013
Kale: Servant, or master?
Hot sun beat down on my neck as I crouched in the dirt, pulling thin blades of quack grass from out between my kale plants. Weed by weed, I slowly reached the end of the row, stood up, and stretched my back. A quick survey showed that my work was not even close to being done. My plot...
July 5, 2013 - 10:00am
May 24, 2013
Workshop lets you get your hands dirty
Get your hands dirty during the Superior Council for the Arts workshops and general garden plot cleanup in Broadway Community Gardens. Learn how to increase your yields at 9:30 a.m. and separating plants and maintaining perennial beds at 11 a.m. June 1. Reserve a space at 715 392-6007...
May 24, 2013 - 7:00am
April 30, 2013
Get gardening now Soil testing can be done as soon as gardeners can dip down nine inches into the dirt. The $15 test helps prevent over-fertilizing. More information on soil testing is available at http://douglas.uwex.edu/horticulture/. Now is a great time to fertilize plots, flip...
April 30, 2013 - 7:00am
Itching to make gardens grow
As snow melts and temperatures rise, local green thumbs have begun itching. "I've talked to a lot of people who are anxious," said Jane Anklam,...
April 30, 2013 - 7:00am
April 26, 2013
Dates set for plant pickup
If you have placed your native tree and shrub order through the Iron & Ashland County native plant sale please note: The pickup dates have been changed. The snow and frost is sticking around which has made it impossible for the nurseries to get to their fields. Your orders will be...
April 26, 2013 - 7:00am
April 8, 2013
Stop the rot: Gardeners can ward off blight with new cultivars
Late blight is likely to hit Wisconsin again this year, but the University of Wisconsin Extension plant pathologist Amanda Gevens says that there are some new cultivars available which are resistant to the disease. Late blight is a fungus that mainly infects potatoes and tomatoes...
April 8, 2013 - 8:36am
January 2, 2013
Annual native plant sale underway
Get your order in now for the land conservation department's annual Native Plant Sale. Orders will be accepted through Feb. 22, and quantities are limited. New this year is Tamarack transplants, Alleghany serviceberry, Boneset, Prairie aster, and Blue-eyed grass. Trees and shrubs...
January 2, 2013 - 1:48pm
September 13, 2012
Frost advisory issued for much of the Northland for tonight
The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for much of the Northland for the overnight hours tonight, as temperatures may fall into the low to mid-30s across much of the region. The advisory includes the Twin Ports away from Lake Superior; the Iron Range; interior parts...
September 13, 2012 - 8:30am
Hang out for
Stop by the front steps of the Douglas County Courthouse 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday for instructions on planting a garden in a pot. The free session on "Container Gardens for Food and Fun" is presented by master gardeners and Douglas County UW-Extension. Lynn Davis, a master...
June 13, 2012 - 7:00am
June 1, 2012
Master tells how his garden grows with great tales
There's a little extra plot of land near your house, and you can really dig it. And, you have in fact. You've also tilled it, dragged it, weeded,...
June 1, 2012 - 7:00am