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The season of dirty fingernails - garden therapy 2013.
I have concluded that my mental health is greatly improved by a day out in the garden. Yesterday was my first real concentrated effort in garden therapy and in the few short hours I invested I was rem...
5/18/13 at 11:16 AM My garden companions have returned... 4/20/13 at 10:40 PM
Diggin' - my therapy. 5/14/12 at 10:06 PM
The year of the garden
That's what this is going to be. Or, perhaps more accurately, I could call it "The Summer of the Chores." :) I'm starting to get really jazzed for the coming gardening season--does that happen to you...
2/11/13 at 9:36 AM The possibilities are endless 1/4/13 at 8:36 AM
Happy accidents 7/18/12 at 8:26 AM
Look where I found some quirky and fun cakes - Areavoices Digest #86
What is this a picture of? It's a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, right? Wrong. Look again. It's actually a peanut butter and jelly sandwich...
8/15/12 at 4:05 PM Areavoices Digest #62 - What exactly is "Geek Culture" anyway? 2/1/12 at 4:16 PM
Areavoices Digest #34 - How to keep Facebook friends from cringing 6/1/11 at 2:41 PM
Edible Classroom Begins
Want something educational for your child to do while you shop at the MitchellFarmers' Market? Our Edible Classroom is a 4 week session for children going into grades 3-5 from 10-11 am during the Mar...
7/13/12 at 2:01 PM
Watching the sky for giants.
My grand plan for this summer was to, each day, spend a little time on one subject - math, science, handwriting, history/geography. So far, that hasn't happened exactly as planned, probably partially ...
6/22/12 at 1:27 PM Now, to convince Adam to keep his digging to the sandbox.... 5/20/11 at 6:15 PM
If only trees grew as fast as the kids. 10/25/10 at 4:31 PM
Tomorrow on WDAZ News @5, we'll chat with Paul James, the host of HGTV's Gardening by the Yard. He'll be talking with us from the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. on National Public Gardens Day...
5/10/12 at 12:40 PM Jason Cameron 4/5/11 at 7:38 AM
Watching the Grass Grow 6/4/09 at 2:06 AM
I'm an observer -- I'm one of those people who would like nothing more than to sit in the mall and watch people. I would try and imagine those people's lives and what they do, where they're going, wha...
5/9/12 at 4:13 PM Filling out the flower bed 7/6/11 at 4:45 PM
Yay! Summer has arrived! 6/30/11 at 11:51 AM
Last Weekend's Dining: Return to Passage To India, Return To Samurai
This past weekend, my muscles felt like jelly. After wondering what was wrong with me, I finally accepted that I was merely worn out. We never really caught up or recuperated after our Easter trip t...
4/26/12 at 6:18 PM I Love This Photograph 3/12/12 at 9:26 PM
Sick With A Sack O’ Potatoes & Heirloom Seeds 2/20/12 at 6:38 PM
Now that youve gotten some ideas as to what to plant in your garden, heres a great way to add some other decorations and color to your yard! This windchime project is an easy and fun project that is a...
3/28/12 at 11:22 AM Upper Midwest Gardening 3/27/12 at 11:30 AM
Pizza Vegetable Gardening 3/26/12 at 12:12 PM
Too short and just sweet enough
This was a great summer for my family. My children were healthy and happy and spent a lot of time outdoors riding bikes, swimming and playing with friends. I had a good time gardening, taking evening...
8/18/11 at 1:16 PM A lovely day 5/16/11 at 2:01 PM
Gardening on Saturday 4/8/11 at 3:35 PM
Well, its mid-July in North Dakota and you know what that means: Raspberries! I spent an hour outside this afternoon in the humidity picking my bushes and now I will enjoy a huge bowl of them in th...
7/16/11 at 4:28 PM First Food from the Garden 6/29/11 at 8:01 PM
Sludge Swilling Dog 6/4/11 at 9:58 AM
Lessons from the Garden
If you're a regular reader, you may remember the trouble I went through to create my first garden this spring. As stated in the mid-May column, I hadn't a clue what I was doing. My sister was questi...
7/13/11 at 10:20 AM
Learning about miniature gardening
I love gardening. So when I saw a gardening demonstration and swap event announcement in the local newspaper, I wanted to go. I didn't even pay attention to the specific topic. The event, held on Sat...
6/19/11 at 1:43 AM Fresh from the garden 6/12/11 at 1:10 AM
Beginning of my gardening season 4/25/11 at 12:02 AM
Quick Hits 06-09-2011
Economic Gardening Economic Gardening is all the rage in current economic development circles. I first discussed the concept after PM Magazine ran a cover piece in October 2010. A very quick summary ...
6/9/11 at 12:24 PM Economic Gardening 10/4/10 at 2:03 PM
Free Compost and Wood chips
Fargo residents can pickup free compost and wood chips every Wednesday and Thursday through June 2 from 3:30-5:00. There is a one yard maximum of each and proof of residency is required. Residen...
5/23/11 at 7:32 AM