Related Program: Northland Morning Tips for Hardy Gardeners: wet leaves and daffodils By Lisa Johnson • Oct 30, 2018 Related Program: Northland Morning TweetShareGoogle+Email Homes without intimidating dogs need to rely on other methods for deer control Credit 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. Tags: Tips for Hardy GardenersTom KasperLawnsLeavesCompostTreesDeerspring bulbsplantingTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content 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. 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. 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!