Star Tribune Articles by Jeff Gillman
Read the series of monthly Extension articles.
- Soldiers of the soil (February 17, 2009) — It may look like plain old dirt, but your soil is a complex structure teeming with life.
- 3 ways to grow greener (February 4, 2009) — You can grow a little greener next spring by making a few simple changes in how you tend your grass and your garden.
- Fertilizer Facts (November 25, 2008) — In the 1860s, German researcher Julius von Sachs added different nutrients to plants growing in water. He was trying to discover what plants need to live.
- Good things in small packages (October 14, 2008) — There are a surprising number of small, tough-as-nails trees that will grow well in a not-so-good environment, but you probably haven’t heard of most of them.