EH? PLUS Lights, music, action in Superior
There are better ways to blast away Thanksgiving than shopping in a stampede that makes Pamplona look civil. Cruising by a house on East Third Street in Superior for a light show is one of them.
Rawli... Posted on 11/29/13 at 11:00 PM
IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! Tasty treats on Turkey Day in Grand Forks
Will you be visiting Greater Grand Forks over the Thanksgiving holiday and are looking for a great dinner, or do you live here and don't feel like cooking? Whatever the reason we have some delicious d... Posted on 11/18/13 at 11:13 AM
REALLY EATING A Sunday full of "real food"
It's been a while since I spent much time focused on "real food." We're still eating a lot of real food, but it's been mainly grilled meat with grilled vegetables from the garden, or lunches that I've... Posted on 9/22/13 at 7:16 PM
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
THE DIRT: THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING FROM A MASTER GARDENER IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA Vegetable update
I realized I never gave an update on what I did with the available space in my vegetable garden this weekend.
I looked at quite a few different places in town and was just starting to think I would n... Posted on 8/14/13 at 6:52 AM
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.
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