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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
Irises Don't Smell
Especially if you have teenagers, you can go through each day feeling as if no one listens to a thing that you say, but let me assure you, your words make a difference. I Love Youis always impactin...
5/24/13 at 5:22 PM
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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Last Weekend's Dining: Return to Passage To India, Return To Samurai
This past weekend, my muscles felt like jelly. After wondering what was wrong with me, I finally accepted that I was merely worn out. We never really caught up or recuperated after our Easter trip t...
4/26/12 at 6:18 PM I Love This Photograph 3/12/12 at 9:26 PM
Sick With A Sack O’ Potatoes & Heirloom Seeds 2/20/12 at 6:38 PM
Valentines Day is a holiday that I have never been too excited about (except maybe when I was little). It just seems like another day of excessive waste a Hallmark Holiday that just fills our landfil...
2/13/12 at 11:40 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
Free Compost and Wood chips
Fargo residents can pickup free compost and wood chips every Wednesday and Thursday through June 2 from 3:30-5:00. There is a one yard maximum of each and proof of residency is required. Residen...
5/23/11 at 7:32 AM
Tell me your tips for deck gardening
I'm now on Day 4 of my vacation, which is unfortunately cleaning day. Yesterday's gardening day was much more fun. The Forum suggested I have a gardening blog because I've been scheming for months al...
5/17/11 at 10:24 AM
Ever-funny Forum columnist Tammy Swift muses on gardening, introduces 'Reluctant Gardner' blog
My podmate Tammy Swift is now also a blogmate. In her Sunday column she introduced her new blog, "The Reluctant Gardener." She writes: "You know the bean-plant experiment? That little b...
6/29/10 at 1:19 AM
Sometimes gardening leaves you little surprises.. My Mothers Morning Glory 'Star Of Yelta' that she didn't plant. A stunning little bloom. My Dianthus 'Siberian Blues' that reseeded all over and is ...
9/7/09 at 9:45 AM