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Workshop to Focus on Community Gardening
The Growing Together Through Community Gardening workshop will bethe evening of March 14 and all day March 15, at the Dakota Medical Foundation, located at 4141 28th Ave. S., Fargo. The March 14 prog...
3/7/14 at 11:55 AM
Targeting vulnerable populations...
I have received a half dozen garden catalogs over the last few weeks. They are filled with big beautiful photos of colorful flowers and plants. They tantalize the latent garden-lover in me with the pr...
3/6/14 at 11:57 PM The intermittent gardener... 8/24/13 at 3:54 PM
Sitting out in the dirt... 7/21/13 at 10:35 PM
North Dakota Prairie Fire Pottery: Beautiful & Inspiring
In the summer of 2012, Tony, Giovanni and I launched a family quest to discover North Dakota and we called this mission "Lost on the Prairie." We spent every weekend exploring different parts of Nor...
10/1/13 at 1:04 PM
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...
7/5/13 at 7:21 AM A time to grow 5/28/09 at 5:25 AM
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...
7/3/13 at 6:20 PM Raspberries 7/16/11 at 4:28 PM
First Food from the Garden 6/29/11 at 8:01 PM
Homegrown Produce Encourages Kids to Eat Their Veggies
Mom, I want to plant a garden, my daughter announced. She was about 4 at the time. Yes, well plant some tomatoes, peppers and flowers this year, I replied. OK, lets plant it right now! she said ex...
5/26/13 at 1:24 PM Tomatoes From the Garden to the Table 7/10/12 at 10:29 AM
The need to seed
I am a flower girl. No, not the tiny kind that precedes a bride, tossing petals down the wedding aisle. Maybe I should say flower woman. I find delight in planting flowers in the spring and watching t...
5/23/13 at 11:03 AM Out, out dang dirt! 5/15/12 at 6:04 AM
Gone to pot? 4/27/12 at 7:42 AM
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...
4/2/13 at 11:34 AM
The year of the garden
That's what this is going to be. Or, perhaps more accurately, I could call it "The Summer of the Chores." :) I'm starting to get really jazzed for the coming gardening season--does that happen to you...
2/11/13 at 9:36 AM The possibilities are endless 1/4/13 at 8:36 AM
Happy accidents 7/18/12 at 8:26 AM
Look where I found some quirky and fun cakes - Areavoices Digest #86
What is this a picture of? It's a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, right? Wrong. Look again. It's actually a peanut butter and jelly sandwich...
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Edible Classroom Begins
Want something educational for your child to do while you shop at the MitchellFarmers' Market? Our Edible Classroom is a 4 week session for children going into grades 3-5 from 10-11 am during the Mar...
7/13/12 at 2:01 PM
Watching the sky for giants.
My grand plan for this summer was to, each day, spend a little time on one subject - math, science, handwriting, history/geography. So far, that hasn't happened exactly as planned, probably partially ...
6/22/12 at 1:27 PM Now, to convince Adam to keep his digging to the sandbox.... 5/20/11 at 6:15 PM
If only trees grew as fast as the kids. 10/25/10 at 4:31 PM
Tomorrow on WDAZ News @5, we'll chat with Paul James, the host of HGTV's Gardening by the Yard. He'll be talking with us from the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. on National Public Gardens Day...
5/10/12 at 12:40 PM Jason Cameron 4/5/11 at 7:38 AM
Watching the Grass Grow 6/4/09 at 2:06 AM
I'm an observer -- I'm one of those people who would like nothing more than to sit in the mall and watch people. I would try and imagine those people's lives and what they do, where they're going, wha...
5/9/12 at 4:13 PM Filling out the flower bed 7/6/11 at 4:45 PM
Yay! Summer has arrived! 6/30/11 at 11:51 AM
Library Presents Gardening Series Starting May 8
Spring is here, are you ready to start digging in your garden? Do you like to garden, but dont have a lot of room? Do you have some gardens that need a little care, but dont know where to start? Begin...
5/3/12 at 12:45 PM