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Some Summertime Dreamin' for the Wintertime Blues
Strange timing for a garden post? As I sit wrapped in a fuzzy blanket, on a colder than cold North Dakota evening...a garden post full of sunshine and sweet summer colors seems to be just the ticket...
2/2/13 at 2:15 PM
Didn't Miss Christmas for New Year's Revue
All actors are eager to work, but every thespian has their limits. My son, Aaron, had hisfirst bigrole in a children's theater production of Humpty Dumpty Is Missing. He played thecharacter Little Bil...
1/3/13 at 10:49 AM
Awash with Squash
It was a dark and stormy night. Amidst the raging wind, and while I sat cosily knitting on the couch, The Norwegian Artist and the Son and Heir brought in the last of the garden's harvest. (Those o...
10/17/12 at 3:37 PM Forgiveness 6/6/12 at 3:41 PM
Dirty Talk, or, Compost Conversation 3/22/12 at 2:03 PM
Olive Garden Dinner Today & Dinner Tomorrow Special - EXPIRED
Olive Garden restaurants are running a Dinner Today & Dinner Tomorrow Special from today through November 18. You can enjoy an entree from a certain selection along with unlimited soup or salad and b...
10/8/12 at 8:19 PM
Got Vegetables? Make Soup
It can be a challenge cooking for two. When I made a big batch of Baked Garden Vegetable Stack the other day, I had a lot of tender vegetables left over. I turned them into creamy soup in 30 minutes...
8/22/12 at 5:00 AM Irish meets Danish in these Aebleskivers 3/16/11 at 5:06 AM
Key West Caterer's Sesame Almond Chicken with Mango Banana Chutney 1/23/11 at 12:01 AM
Mystery Flowers and Tenacious B.G.
Someone sent me flowers last week! I'd love to pretend it was a secret admirer, but I'm not the sort of person who gets flowers from secret admirers. I do get flowers from my parents, and sometime...
7/30/12 at 9:00 AM Pluots and Other Plants 6/24/12 at 7:31 PM
Plant Imperilled 4/6/12 at 8:00 PM
Erin's (attempt at) Hobbies- Reclaimed Wood Wall Hangings
Most of you are aware that I'm a regular attendee of DIY Wood Studio here in Fargo. I guess I've established myself as the scavenger of the group because my all time favorite thing to do is pick up s...
7/30/12 at 8:09 AM
Summer fun continues at UND with a Museum garden concert July 24
Bring a lawn chair or bring a blanket, but be sure to bring a friend! Enjoy one of the best music series this summer in the Museum's sculpture garden. June Panic will open the concert at 6 p.m. The Pi...
7/23/12 at 12:47 PM
A lot of recipes for fish soups and stews can trace their origins to the coastal areas of Italy where seafood reigns. One such dish is cioppino, the pride of many find California restaurants, which wa...
6/30/12 at 12:25 PM Shrimp and Slaw 8/28/09 at 2:58 AM
Upcycling? Be Creative During Your Home Renovation Project!
Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or a higher environmental value. The term upcycling began to gain traction i...
6/15/12 at 6:41 AM
I had a day off on Tuesday, partially because of the 14-hour day I put in on Monday, so I spent the day messing around with various chores. I stopped and picked up the shoes I had abandoned at Slayton...
6/14/12 at 3:41 AM Stripping down and cooking up 9/16/11 at 3:22 AM
Garden enthusiasm 8/1/11 at 11:26 AM
Areavoices Digest #78 - Now this might make my garden grow
We all must admit our shortcomings. For example, I am not good at basketball, geometry or abstaining from chocolate. I am also a really bad gardener. The picture you see to the left is not taken fro...
6/13/12 at 2:07 PM How green is your thumb? 7/13/11 at 3:06 PM
Fourth graders plant seeds of knowledge at Bennett
Fourth graders at Bennett Elementary have put new plant science knowledge to use, in a large garden on the schools south side near the playground. Yesterday afternoon, around 100 students, staff, P...
5/24/12 at 8:07 AM
RECIPE: Tomato and Avocado Salsa
Did somebody say, "Olive Garden"? Whoa, Marilyn! How did that happen?! You go about your daily routine for decades without any special attention, then pow! Suddenly you're "viral"! You go girl! What...
3/12/12 at 5:57 PM Snow Blows: Concrete Care for Winter 1/18/11 at 2:59 PM
Perennial Plant of 2012 Named
The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) has named Brunner macrophylla Jack Frost the 2012 Perennial plant of the year. Known by many common names Siberian bugloss, brunnera, heartleaf brunnera, and fal...
2/20/12 at 8:23 AM Prairie Fare: Give brussels sprouts a chance 10/29/10 at 10:24 AM