Related Program: Northland Morning Tips for Hardy Gardeners with Tom Kasper - winter in the rear view mirror By Lisa Johnson • Apr 4, 2017 Related Program: Northland Morning TweetShareGoogle+Email Credit Peter Prehn/Flickr With a weekend forecast calling for sunshine and 60s, it's going to be hard for spring-starved Northlanders to stay out of their backyards. Their wet, squishy backyards. Tom Kasper says don't rake; prune instead. Listen Listening... / 7:41 Tags: Tips for Hardy GardenersTom KasperrakepruneFruit TreesTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Tips for Hardy Gardeners with Tom Kasper - ready, (onion) set - GROW! By Lisa Johnson • Mar 21, 2017 Tom Kasper Those weird lights glowing at all hours in Tom Kasper's basement? Grow lights, trying to give his onion seedlings the 60-70 degrees and the 14 hours of daylight they need to grow into fine, big, grown-up onions. That's our story and we're sticking to it.