THE NEW FORTY The season of dirty fingernails - garden therapy 2013.
I have concluded that my mental health is greatly improved by a day out in the garden. Yesterday was my first real concentrated effort in garden therapy and in the few short hours I invested I was rem... Posted on 5/18/13 at 11:16 AM
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
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Grow Congdon Park school garden
Congdon Park Elementary School is in the running for a Seeds of Change grant that will help support its community-based garden.
The voting takes place on Facebook. If the school is among the top 50 i... Posted on 4/27/13 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Plaza gets Engwalls greenhouse
The Burger King block headed for redevelopment at 21st Avenue East and London Road in Duluth has its costs. Like the Engwalls satellite greenhouse that has set up shop on the corner in late spring and... Posted on 4/24/13 at 4:17 PM
IN THE BLACK 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... Posted on 10/8/12 at 9:19 PM
Get gardening now
Soil testing can be done as soon as gardeners can dip down nine inches into the dirt. The $15 test helps prevent over-fertilizing. More information on soil testing is available at http://douglas.uwex.edu/horticulture/.
As snow melts and temperatures rise, local green thumbs have begun itching.
“I’ve talked to a lot of people who are anxious,” said Jane Anklam, horticulture and agriculture educator with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. “They’re more ready to grow in the garden than the garden is ready for it.”
Late blight is likely to hit Wisconsin again this year, but the University of Wisconsin Extension plant pathologist Amanda Gevens says that there are some new cultivars available which are resistant to the disease.
By Kristen Durst, Wisconsin Public Radio
, April 08, 2013
A new store is taking root at 1830 Tower Ave.
Brew or Grow combines home-brewed beer and gardening into a single do-it-yourself shop. Owner Owen Ross said the store will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment.
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