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The Goose is Loose!
I just spent three fabulous days with a group of educators at a conference in Rochester, MN. It is my favorite conference each year because it is inspiring, challenging, and often just plain fun. I ...
2/18/12 at 6:30 AM
*I haven't been inside a movie theater in a couple of months. That is about to change. "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" and "The Descendants" are on my must-see list. *Patti in Rochester, MN rep...
2/2/12 at 12:01 PM Olive Garden Rumor May Be True 11/14/11 at 11:02 AM
Olive Garden 1/19/11 at 12:04 PM
BUGA- The German Garden and Horticulture Show 2011: Koblenz and the city's bridges
(Continued from an article written by its sister column the Flensburg Files. Link: http://flensburgerfiles.areavoices.com/2011/10/27/buga-the-german-garden-and-horticulture-show-2011-koblenz/) Whil...
10/28/11 at 5:22 AM
BUGA- The German Garden and Horticulture Show 2011: Koblenz
(Written as a co-column with sister column The Bridgehunters Chronicles) People take pride in gardening, a pastime where they plant whatever they want, make their houses and apartments attractive e...
10/27/11 at 7:58 AM
Black thumb, green thumb
Nearly six months ago, during the Womens Expo in Worthington, I received a little flower pot and a packet of Forget-Me-Not seeds from the fine folks working the Southwest Minnesota Radiation Centers b...
9/18/11 at 6:36 PM The tulips are coming 4/7/10 at 5:04 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 Trying out the green thumb 5/18/11 at 11:56 AM
Deck garden July update
BISMARCK--Well, the deck garden is still doing fairly well, but I could use some advice on peppers. Despite looking very promising, the peppers are not growing, which is surprising since they have al...
7/8/11 at 9:15 AM Deck garden update 6/14/11 at 2:21 PM
Peace Garden hosts international fiddling contest 6/11/11 at 12:47 PM
This blog is quickly turning into a gardening blog. Here's a shot of my Asiatic lilies blooming. ...
6/20/11 at 12:15 PM Time for gardening 6/6/11 at 11:02 PM
Food Fight: China Garden 11/22/10 at 9:00 AM
Inch by inch
Little by little we are getting spring chores done, working frantically whenever the sun shines. We've moweda couple of times -- and need to do it again this weekend -- and planteda fewrows of vegeta...
5/20/11 at 2:37 PM Finally, a freeze 10/15/10 at 11:14 AM
Working on the weekend 7/23/10 at 7:36 AM
At the moment, I am fighting the urge to put my head down on my desk and take a nap. Like many others in our region, I was rudely awakened at 4 a.m. by the sound of rumbling thunder. But it wasnt the...
5/9/11 at 12:34 PM Chicken in the Garden and on the grill 7/24/10 at 5:00 AM
Farmers market fresh 5/18/10 at 5:00 AM
Garden Art at the Alerus Center
As the daughter of an HGTV addict, its only right that I talk about the 2011 Home Design and Garden Show happening at the Alerus Center this weekend. Everything from gardening tips and tricks, home dc...
3/25/11 at 4:57 PM Dust Off Your Dancing Shoes! 2/28/11 at 2:24 PM
Recently we asked our readers to send us photos of their large or unusual produce. The photos are still coming. This week were sharing a potato that might remind you a favorite cartoon character. Hea...
12/15/10 at 9:00 AM Twisted carrots 12/8/10 at 9:06 AM
Twisted sweet potatoes tip scales at 3 pounds 12/1/10 at 8:00 AM
You say toe-mah-toe, I say toe-may-toe
The Handy Husband built this garden bed earlier in the spring. He has a thing for garden beds on the sides of houses, because he's a bit particular about the lawn, and grass never grows very well ther...
9/29/10 at 4:48 PM
Leaf Spots are Sprouting in the Vegetable Garden
This summer early warm weather and frequent rain alternating with sunny days have created conditions allowing vegetable gardens to flourish. Many gardeners are amazed at the size of their tomato and c...
7/22/10 at 6:15 AM Eastern Tent Caterpillars 5/28/10 at 5:11 AM
Artists seek input for power plant garden
Artists Rob Fischer and Kevin Johnson, along with representatives of the Plains Art Museum, Fargo, and the city of Moorhead, will meet with residents, artists, master gardeners and anyone interested i...
7/19/10 at 3:55 AM My pal Tammy Swift starts blog. After weeks of hearing my endless chatter about my blogs, I welcome you to the blogosphere, Tammy. 6/22/10 at 6:37 AM