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Grow with KARE: Christmas tree facts

7:00 PM, Dec 6, 2013

The Christmas trees look great at Pahl's Garden Market in Apple Valley.  The varieties are plentiful and they are fresh and smelled so great in their greenhouse.


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Grow with KARE: We answer your questions!

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Grow with KARE: Pumpkin crop for 2013

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Grow with KARE: Autumn walk with U of M naturalist

5:18 PM, Oct 4, 2013

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Grow with KARE: Winter care for tender bulbs

5:35 PM, Sep 27, 2013

Many people love to have callas, cannas, dahlia's in bloom all summer but in the winter these "tender bulbs" need a little extra care.  Here is how you over-winter them.

Grow with KARE: Bee Squad on roof at MIA

8:58 PM, Sep 23, 2013

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has been a great place to gather nectar in addition to housing the arts.

Grow with KARE: Fall watering tips

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This is a crucial time of year to water, and when you are in a moderate drought it is something you should not skip.

Grow with KARE: 15 Frost-Friendly Annuals

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Even though this weekend is going to be a hot one we all know that the cool weather is going to be upon us at any time. For many of us we have been nursing our annuals through a drought to enjoy a few extra weeks of color.

Grow with KARE: Labor day lawn care

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Now is the time for gardeners and homeowners to take a closer look at their lawns.

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Grow with KARE: Japanese Garden at Como

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Grow with KARE: Railway gardens

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Grow with KARE: Edible Estate winner

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The Schoenherr family of Woodbury was selected to have their front yard transformed into an "Edible Estate." 

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Grow with KARE: Impact of abrupt change in weather

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Orange Theory Fitness workout

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There's a sure sign of spring located high in a tree, just west of the Twin Cities. And, the Minnesota Bound Eagle Cam is giving us all the perfect view.

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