Related Program: Northland Morning Tips for Hardy Gardeners: some apple-cations for bumpy apples By Lisa Johnson • Oct 2, 2018 Related Program: Northland Morning TweetShareGoogle+Email a suspiciously bumpy apple Credit ©Lisa Johnson The less you know about apple maggots the happier you'll be. Suffice it to say there ARE ways to get rid of them, and even if you're left with bumpy apples, you can still make fabulous stuff with them. The apples, not the apple maggots. Listen Listening... / 10:58 Tags: Tips for Hardy GardenersTom KasperApplesApple MaggotsApple Treesrosesrose tippingRose CareTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Tips for Hardy Gardeners: keep an eye on your peonies and they'll keep an eye - or several - on you By Lisa Johnson • Sep 18, 2018 peoniesfromthefield.com Now is a great time to divide and replant perennials. Warm soil temps and cool air temps mean they tend to their business of setting roots, and as Tom Kasper reports, they're not as fragile as they seem. MN Reads: Mary Schier, "The Northern Gardener: From Apples to Zinnias: 150 Years of Garden Wisdom" By Chris Harwood • Sep 6, 2018 © 2017 MN Historical Society Press / Mary Lahr Schier MN Reads has a conversation with Mary Lahr Schier, the author of The Northern Gardener: From Apples to Zinnias: 150 Years of Garden Wisdom, published in 2017 by MN Historical Society Press. She is the editor of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society's Northern Gardener Magazine, and she has created this guide distilled from the century-and-a-half of that publication, providing useful wisdom for Tips for Hardy Gardeners: Happy 21st! By Lisa Johnson • Sep 4, 2018 This month marks 21 years of Tips for Hardy Gardeners on the air at KUMD! But more than a long-lived radio feature, it's the dedication of a volunteer that's made it happen all this time. Thank you, Tom Kasper! Tips for Hardy Gardeners: the best time to plant, share perennials By Lisa Johnson • Aug 21, 2018 Tom Kasper/Facebook Cool air temps, warm soil temps: it's the best time to plant/relocate/divide/share perennials ... but Tom Kasper reveals a deteriorating relationship with his garden as the season moves on.