THE DIRT Thwarted plans
I had such big plans. Well, ok, not big. But firmly cemented in my mind.
I have such a huge list of garden chores to be completed in the next two weeks, that I figured I'd better not wait to start un... Posted on 5/16/13 at 3:46 PM
REALLY EATING A colorful mix of red, purple, white, yellow and orange
Well, we got more snow while I was on vacation, so it's a little early to be talking about my garden, but I wanted to share this picture of carrot seeds that my friend gave me.She had another friend d... Posted on 3/5/13 at 6:54 PM
CHICZ MAGAZINE Seeds from stems
Make buying seeds a thing of the past when you harvest seeds from your own garden!
Flower seeds are formed after the flower itself has died.
Wait until the petals dry and then look for seeds in the ... Posted on 10/4/12 at 10:00 AM
STAFF BLOG ALL ABOUT FOOD 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... Posted on 8/22/12 at 6:00 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY 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... Posted on 6/13/12 at 3:07 PM
Here's an opportunity to learn how to create a yard that welcomes wildlife with beneficial insects: A "how to attract the good guys to your garden" class will be offered at the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris.
The annual Tour of Gardens is Sunday, July 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Douglas County Master Gardeners and University of Minnesota Extension, the event features six Douglas County gardens, which may be viewed in an open house format.
Are you looking for a great way to spend a beautiful, sunny summer day? Are you interested in seeing creativity and a big imagination combined with a passion for gardening and the desire for uniqueness?
Janelle Lanoue University of Minnesota extension summer intern
, June 22, 2012
Pack up the whole family and come to the Garden for the 41st annual Horticulture Night at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) in Morris on July 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. This yearly event has something for everyone: garden tours, horticulture demonstrations, educational displays, kids activities; plus food, fun, and entertainment.
The Arbor Day Foundation has a booklet that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The booklet, "What Tree Is That?," is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization.
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