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    Snow mold in home lawns

    As the snow continues to melt from the lawn, patches of snow mold may be revealed.

    Voles in the home lawn

    Voles are small brown rodents about the size and shape of a mouse. We usually observe their small surface tunnels winding through our lawn right after snow melt. The grass in these areas is usually eaten to the soil line, leaving the crown of the grass plant intact and healthy.

    Sunshine brings indoor bugs

    As the weather continues to warm, some of us may find unwanted visitors in the interior of our home.

    Pruning tips for overgrown or animal damaged shrubs

    Deciduous shrubs that are overgrown or damaged by animals can be a real eye sore in a landscape planting.

    Planting strawberries in the home garden

    Strawberries are a delicious summertime treat, especially when you pick them from your garden. When given the proper care they are easy to grow and surprisingly productive.

    Roses for the home garden

    Roses are one of the most popular garden plants in the world due to the diversity of plant form, flower color, and fragrance. 

    Apple tree pruning basics

    Yearly pruning of apple trees is critical to maintain optimum fruit production.

    2019 Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Workshop

    A Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification workshop will be held on Monday, January 28 at the Comstock Community Center, Comstock, MN.

    Crops Update

    Join us for the latest news in ag marketing, weather, small grains variety selection, and politics at the 2019 Crops Update.