STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT Would you look at that?
There are a bunch of volunteers who faithfully return to our backyard each and every summer. I dont know exactly when all this began, but it must now be nearing a decade.
My thesaurus says a voluntee... Posted on 8/30/13 at 7:30 AM
THE NEW FORTY The intermittent gardener...
On days when the temperatures are tolerable I do marathon sessions in my garden. I typically tell myself that I will just be out there for two hours and six hours later when I wander back inside I won... Posted on 8/24/13 at 2:54 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS A hydroponic greenhouse.
I think I have figured out how to beat the aging process. As I see it, the key is to elevate all of your work to a height equal to your kitchen counter. I have used this guide in almost everyt... Posted on 7/5/13 at 6:21 AM
FATHER KNOWS LAST Pun in the Garden!
I spent a good deal of this beautiful summer day out in my yard and garden. Besides being a balm for my mental health, the sun has also been bringing all of my plants along very nicely. Lettuce take... Posted on 7/3/13 at 5:20 PM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY 5 Ways to Beautify Your Outdoor Space for Less
Longer days and warmer weather have us thinking spring. However, when all this snow melts it may take some work bring your landscaping back to life. Spring might still be a ways off, but now is the ti... Posted on 4/2/13 at 10:34 AM
The bane of gardeners, purslane is the most common and persistent weed afloat. The flat little succulent turns over easily with a hoe. Once uprooted, purslane lies there as helpless as an overturned turtle.
I am not a hot weather person so the last few weeks of weather have been much too warm for my liking. Anytime I spend more than a few minutes working outdoors, I am dripping wet from head to toe by the time I come inside. Bad hair days are the norm, not the exception.
Two dozen people from three faiths which look back to Eden as the place people first walked this earth, together worked through the green rows of a garden here in the warm evening Thursday, harvesting food for the needy.
Spring has arrived and we’re waiting for the ground the thaw.
And if you’ve been thinking about planting a garden but don’t really know where to start, Anne Smith of the Grand Forks Horticultural Society has a plan for you.
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.
Nightly low temperatures this week are expected to drop below freezing and keep many out of the ground until at least next week — leaving gardeners and flower enthusiasts irritated and nurseries with little business.
Gardening Saturday, a day of gardening fun and education at Grand Forks’ Alerus Center, will be 8 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. April 27 sponsored by the North Dakota State University Extension Service and the Grand Forks Horticultural Society.
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