Related Program: Northland Morning Tips for Hardy Gardeners: "structural pruning" and holiday lights By Lisa Johnson • Nov 27, 2018 Related Program: Northland Morning TweetShareGoogle+Email If you need a bettter view of the birdfeeders, Tom Kasper says now is a fine time to do a little "structural pruning." But speaking of wild things and feeding them, now is also a great time to wrap trees, bushes and plantings to keep them safe from rabbits and deer. Listen Listening... / 14:15 Tags: Tips for Hardy GardenersTom KasperTreespruningProtectWrappingrabbitsDeerLightsTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Tips for Hardy Gardeners: how to support gardeners through this difficult time By Lisa Johnson • Nov 13, 2018 ©Tom Kasper It's a hard time for gardeners. They're having to say goodbye to everything they worked so hard to nurture all spring and summer. They miss their plants. One thing they can do to brighten their spirits is repurpose the containers from the summer's flowers and tomatoes and express themselves creating outdoor holiday decorations. Tom Kasper tells us the other. Tips for Hardy Gardeners: wet leaves and daffodils By Lisa Johnson • Oct 30, 2018 Lisa Johnson Raking is hard on your lawn when it - and the blanket of leaves - is as wet as it is. Luckily, there are other things you can do, like planting spring bulbs and protecting your young trees from the onslaught of deer, rabbits and sun scald. Tips for Hardy Gardeners: the joys of broadcasting By Lisa Johnson • Oct 16, 2018 Alan Levine/Flickr After weeks of rain and cold and mud, gardeners can get out and harvest their root vegetables ... and in a touching act of hopefulness ... get their spring bulbs in the ground. Tips for Hardy Gardeners: some apple-cations for bumpy apples By Lisa Johnson • Oct 2, 2018 ©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.