THIS WOMAN WRITES The Simple Life: Variety Isn't Mandatory
The Norwegian Artist is the simplest man on the planet to feed:
As long as the food tastes good, he eats it, and it doesn't matter if it's the same menu of yesterday, the day before, and the day be... Posted on 1/31/14 at 5:12 PM
HUNGRY FOR LIFE Sunflowers From Our Son's Garden
Finally the sunflowers are in full bloom. Who would of thought. Our son's garden has been a learning experience. First time around you are very wet behind the ears. Then you learn from your choices.... Posted on 9/13/13 at 8:21 PM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Garden Up Date, Needs a Lawnmower
I have placed a few of my sons garden pictures on here. He is a first year garden and has gardens in 3 locations. This picture looks like it needs a lawn mover. The carrots and radishes died. ... Posted on 7/6/13 at 5:51 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS 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... Posted on 7/5/13 at 7:21 AM
LAGNIAPPE 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... Posted on 5/23/13 at 11:03 AM
In what supporters believe to be the first such effort from a Minnesota library, the Duluth Public Library will lend seeds of heirloom fruit and vegetable plants so people can grow a portion of their own food. In return, the library will ask that gardeners save and return some of the resulting seeds to keep the library collection bank going.
And hold off on planting outside for just a little bit longer, if you can. Instead attend the upcoming Spring Gardening Extravaganza from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at Hermantown High School for $30.
On March 20, at the Coppertop Church in Duluth, the local extension office is putting on the “Growing Your Own Fruits and Vegetables” conference. It lasts all morning, and features an array of expert speakers, including Olen himself, who will speak about appropriate vegetable varieties in the Northland, as well as 10 steps to a successful vegetable garden.
When the Lake Superior Rose Society — the keeper of the roses — got a grant from the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation to improve the rose garden in Leif Erikson Park, the members knew exactly what to do with it: Put in a retaining wall and raise the bed.
Asian vegetables are pleasing to the palate, nutritious yet often overlooked as ingredients in American menus. Here is a glossary of some of the most popular Chinese edibles and herbs, and how they might be prepared:
I’m going to start a support group — the NGGSG. You’re welcome to join. We’ll be meeting at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center because I expect big turnouts for gatherings of the Northern Gardeners Grief Support Group.
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