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At my house, we feed the birds - A LOT. On any given day Alfred Hitchcock's movie The Birds could be remade at my house. We are a pretty popular destination and likely in West Fargo's top ten "must vi... Posted on 6/30/13 at 8:12 PM
I mentioned moscato wine in one of my previous columns and received a couple of responses almost immediately.
For anything approaching a universally enjoyed wine, moscato either comes in first or very close to it.
Q: Your website is very useful. We live in the Adirondacks. There are about a dozen large pine trees beginning to impede our view of the mountains. I was thinking of cutting them down but I would prefer to trim the top 10 to 20 feet off. (email)
Q: I am trying to gather some information on planting a plum tree. This past summer, I took two healthy plum shoots from an heirloom plum tree on my uncle’s farm in West Virginia. I took them home with me to Tennessee and planted them in pots using a mixture of Miracle-Gro, manure and compost. What is the proper way to plant them outside?
Q: I was in your wine class last semester. I recall you talking a little bit about horticulture. My parents have some lilac bushes that need to be replaced because they are old and not in the best of shape. However, they do work well as a property line and snow barricade. What should they plant as replacements?
Q: This fall, I had three somewhat decrepit ash trees cut down. A friend with a chainsaw cut a cross section so I could count the rings. How far out do the countable rings go? Do I count the rings in the cambium layer and/or the bark?
Q: I have just discovered my jade plant is covered in what I think are brown scales. Can you please tell me how I can get rid of them? I seem to recall they are hard to control. Hope you have an easy fix!
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