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Mystery Flowers and Tenacious B.G.
Someone sent me flowers last week! I'd love to pretend it was a secret admirer, but I'm not the sort of person who gets flowers from secret admirers. I do get flowers from my parents, and sometime...
7/30/12 at 9:00 AM Pluots and Other Plants 6/24/12 at 7:31 PM
Plant Imperilled 4/6/12 at 8:00 PM
Erin's (attempt at) Hobbies- Reclaimed Wood Wall Hangings
Most of you are aware that I'm a regular attendee of DIY Wood Studio here in Fargo. I guess I've established myself as the scavenger of the group because my all time favorite thing to do is pick up s...
7/30/12 at 8:09 AM
Summer fun continues at UND with a Museum garden concert July 24
Bring a lawn chair or bring a blanket, but be sure to bring a friend! Enjoy one of the best music series this summer in the Museum's sculpture garden. June Panic will open the concert at 6 p.m. The Pi...
7/23/12 at 12:47 PM
Gardens Inspire Envy on the 20th Annual FamilyMeans St. Croix Garden Tour
This weekend, July 14 and 15, nearly 1000 people will meander down country roads and city streets in the Stillwater area in search of beauty, inspiration, and flowers, flowers, flowers. FamilyMeans ...
7/10/12 at 1:01 PM
A lot of recipes for fish soups and stews can trace their origins to the coastal areas of Italy where seafood reigns. One such dish is cioppino, the pride of many find California restaurants, which wa...
6/30/12 at 12:25 PM Shrimp and Slaw 8/28/09 at 2:58 AM
Upcycling? Be Creative During Your Home Renovation Project!
Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or a higher environmental value. The term upcycling began to gain traction i...
6/15/12 at 6:41 AM
I had a day off on Tuesday, partially because of the 14-hour day I put in on Monday, so I spent the day messing around with various chores. I stopped and picked up the shoes I had abandoned at Slayton...
6/14/12 at 3:41 AM Stripping down and cooking up 9/16/11 at 3:22 AM
Garden enthusiasm 8/1/11 at 11:26 AM
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...
6/13/12 at 2:07 PM How green is your thumb? 7/13/11 at 3:06 PM
Fourth graders plant seeds of knowledge at Bennett
Fourth graders at Bennett Elementary have put new plant science knowledge to use, in a large garden on the schools south side near the playground. Yesterday afternoon, around 100 students, staff, P...
5/24/12 at 8:07 AM
Homegrown Day 3: Power trios, Booms and Big Bands
I'm going to use the word "adorable" here and I don't mean it in a condescending chin-chuck, pat on the head way. On Tuesday night something truly wonderful happened at Teatro Zuccone and it was ador...
5/2/12 at 11:37 AM
Going viral like Marilyn Hagerty
If you havent heard of Marilyn Hagerty, you must be living under a rock. The 85-year-old columnist for the Grand Forks Herald (owned by Forum Communications Co., the same company that owns the West...
3/14/12 at 11:25 AM
RECIPE: Tomato and Avocado Salsa
Did somebody say, "Olive Garden"? Whoa, Marilyn! How did that happen?! You go about your daily routine for decades without any special attention, then pow! Suddenly you're "viral"! You go girl! What...
3/12/12 at 5:57 PM Snow Blows: Concrete Care for Winter 1/18/11 at 2:59 PM
Perennial Plant of 2012 Named
The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) has named Brunner macrophylla Jack Frost the 2012 Perennial plant of the year. Known by many common names Siberian bugloss, brunnera, heartleaf brunnera, and fal...
2/20/12 at 8:23 AM Prairie Fare: Give brussels sprouts a chance 10/29/10 at 10:24 AM
Local Chefs Cooking For A Good Cause
Mark your calendars for February 29, The Duluth Community Garden will have fundraiser THE ART OF LOCAL FOOD featuring local chefs cooking up a 5 course plated dinner at the historic Depot Great Hall. ...
2/20/12 at 7:14 AM
*I haven't been inside a movie theater in a couple of months. That is about to change. "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" and "The Descendants" are on my must-see list. *Patti in Rochester, MN rep...
2/2/12 at 11:01 AM Olive Garden Rumor May Be True 11/14/11 at 10:02 AM
Olive Garden 1/19/11 at 11:04 AM