Dear Master Gardener: Help! I’ve never raked and swept up so many acorns in my life! What is going on this year? Answer: Everyone seems to be talking about this year’s bumper crop of acorns. Oaks make up about 9% of Minnesota’s forests and they are a common tree found in many homeowners’ yards. With so many oak trees around …Read More »
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Ask the Master Gardener: A fence of fishing line effective in deterring deer from eating plants – Brainerd Dispatch
Dear Master Gardener: Lately the deer have come into my yard and are treating it as a salad bar. Is there any kind of deterrent to keep them from eating my plants? Answer: Gardeners up here in the beautiful north woods have their work cut out for them when it comes to protecting their landscaping from deer. White-tailed deer feed …Read More »