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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police Blotter - July 21, 2018
Applications for school safety grants open Aug. 29
Horseback rider injured in Pillsbury State Forest
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
Rollover injures Little Falls man: Alcohol believed to be factor in crash
Golf Results - July 19, 2018
PL fall sign-up meeting Aug. 6
Danecdotes: North Stars seeking mentor families for young athletes
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Albert T. Schroeder
Trevor G. Bridgwater
Larry C. Bahls
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
There's still plenty of planting season left
Card games: July 9-13, 2018
Southern Minnesota jet charter company flies stranded family home from Costa Rica
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovations
National youth speaker to be at Crosslake church Sunday
Guest Column: Wisdom of the Plain Old Toastmaster
The Last Windrow: How did we survive with no warning labels?
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
Kindness can save lives
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
June 30, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Battling a rose chafer invasion on flowers
Dear Master Gardener: There are insects wreaking havoc on my rose and peony blossoms. They are one-half inch, khaki-colored beetles with orangish...
June 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 25, 2018
Nisswa Garden Club to hear presentation on lilies June 28
The Nisswa Garden Club will host its monthly meeting Thursday, June 28, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Social hour and check-in will begin at noon, with a program to follow. Master Gardener Jennifer Knutson will present "Lilies: The Aristocrats of the Garden." Coordinator...
June 25, 2018 - 10:30am
May 17, 2018
'Hostas: From Minis to Giants' to be presented June 10
"Hostas: From Minis to Giants" will be presented by Jennifer Knutson, University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener, at noon on June 12 at the Brainerd Public Library. Hostas are the stars of the shade garden and range in size from miniature to giant. Cultivation information will...
May 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 5, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Eliminating the scab from the crabtree
Dear Master Gardener: My crabapple tree seems to get apple scab each year. What should I be doing to eliminate this problem?
May 5, 2018 - 10:00am
April 18, 2018
Annual Mother/Daughter Banquet planned in Pequot Lakes
Evening Circle will host its annual Mother/Daughter Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes. Guest speaker is Jennifer Knutson, who is a member of the Minnesota Horticultural Society and on the board of the North Star Lily Society....
April 18, 2018 - 3:30am
April 1, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Horseradish leaves - safe to eat in moderation
Dear Master Gardener: Are the leaves of the horseradish plant edible or poisonous?
April 1, 2018 - 8:00am
March 20, 2018
Nisswa Garden Club to meet March 22
The Nisswa Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, March 22, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Social hour and check-in will begin at noon. Ernie's Restaurant will serve lunch for $13 at 12:30 p.m., and the business meeting will follow. Jennifer Knutson, of the...
March 20, 2018 - 3:30am
March 3, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Knowing the right time to prune your trees
Dear Master Gardener: Is spring the best time to prune trees?
March 3, 2018 - 10:00am
February 18, 2018
Crosslake Area Garden Club to meet Feb. 21
The Crosslake Area Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the Crosslake Community Center, where Jennifer Knutson will present "Add Color to your Landscape with Flowering Shrubs and Trees." The board of directors will meet Tuesday, Feb. 20. The club meets at 1 p.m....
February 18, 2018 - 9:30am
February 10, 2018
Gardening class set at the Brainerd Public Library
"Add Color to your Landscape with Flowering Shrubs" will be presented by Jennifer Knutson, University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener at noon Tuesday at the Brainerd Public Library.
February 10, 2018 - 11:30am
February 4, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Taking care of flowers as they fade
Dear Master Gardener: My amaryllis is almost done blooming. What should I do as the flowers fade? Answer: As soon as it is finished blooming, set it in a bright, sunny location. As flowers fade, remove each one along with the swollen ovary that sits behind it, to prevent seed growth....
February 4, 2018 - 10:30am
December 3, 2017
Ask a Master Gardener: Caring for an amaryllis bulb
Dear Master Gardener: I received an amaryllis bulb as a gift, how do I pot it and care for it?
December 3, 2017 - 9:00am
November 4, 2017
Ask a Master Gardener: Taking care of gardening tools for winter
Dear Master Gardener: How should I care for my tools before putting them away for the winter? Answer: • Wash or wipe off excess soil from all...
November 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 21, 2017
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Feb. 23
The Nisswa Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, Feb. 23, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Social hour and check-in will begin at noon. Ernie's Restaurant will serve lunch at 12:30 p.m., followed by the business meeting. Jennifer Knutson, a Crow Wing County...
February 21, 2017 - 9:35pm