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Gardening tips for Duluth's Northern climate, hosted by Master Gardener Tom Kasper.

Tips for Hardy Gardeners: the balsam fir is THE new Christmas tree of choice

Mark Hogan
Christmas tree selection, 1950s

Plus the best trees for heavy ornaments, and people with cats

Time was, nothing beat a good Scotch pine Christmas tree.

The needles were soft, the smell was heavenly, and ok, once it dried out, the needles became more like sewing needles but ...

Tom Kasper says times change, and the balsam fir is the new gold standard.

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