REALLY EATING How does your garden grow?
I got the first harvest from my garden last night. Yep, it's only one radish, butin my bookit still counts. Looks like a few days before I'll get another, and I have a lot of weeds to take care of so... Posted on 6/19/13 at 7:44 AM
EH? PLUS Peek in the neighbor’s garden
Local gardeners are offering the garden-curious a chance to sneak a peek. The Longview Garden Clubs annual self-guided garden tour, A Peek at the Neighbors Spring Gardens, is 4-6 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets... Posted on 6/19/13 at 12:00 AM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Weekend Ideas
Weekends are for families: ) Here are some ideas to make the most out of your two day weekends with the kids.
1. Take a hike or go on a bike ride as a family.
2. Join a church and get active in it. ... Posted on 6/2/13 at 9:41 PM
The state agriculture department urges consumers to check for viability and cold hardiness before buying trees and shrubs. A new state law makes it easier to determine if a tree, shrub or other landscaping plant will successfully grow in Minnesota.
With all the sweltering heat and blazing sunshine, you would think we were living in the tropics. The tropical look has been growing in popularity in gardening circles, and while it is too late to make any change this year, it might be something to consider next year.
Andrea Garnett, 8, reached out to run her hand through the wispy dill plant that stands waist-high in the raised garden bed. Garnett was among a dozen members of the Grand Forks Public Library’s first Children’s Garden Club.
Our tomatoes are drooping, apples are falling prematurely from the tree and the lawns have that brown look. These are all indicators that we are facing the worst drought since 1988, 1956 or the 1930’s, depending on your age and memory.
Cory Schilling, Minnesota Inmate No. 194695, wasn't expecting much when he started working on the vegetable garden on the grounds of the Red Wing state prison last spring. Gardening plots like the one in Red Wing are likely coming to more Minnesota prisons next spring under a state law that takes effect Wednesday.
The deadline to register for the 2012 master gardener program is Aug. 1. Classes will kick off Aug. 17 and continue through Oct. 5, according to Ron Smith, North Dakota State University’s Extension Service horticulturist in Fargo.
Four years ago, 26 elementary students wielded shovels, rakes, pitchforks and wheelbarrows to help first lady Michelle Obama break ground on the first day of spring for a vegetable and herb garden on the White House grounds.
This year’s apple crop has suffered major damage, according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The severe damage is confined mostly to the major apple production areas of southern Minnesota and the Twin Cities area.
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