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Babies, blooms and bullheads
Babies, blooms and bullheads ...What do these three things have in common? Nothing, I suppose, except they bring a smile to my face. Last weekend, our family celebrated the baptism of my newest littl...
6/11/15 at 10:09 PM Black thumb, green thumb 9/18/11 at 6:36 PM
The tulips are coming 4/7/10 at 5:04 AM
The Minnie, Minnie Mo'
It seems that what we love as adult is the same as what we loved as children. After all of the compromises, lack of time or fatigue; the passions that still rise to the top are the same passions we ha...
5/30/15 at 8:22 AM Rural Reflections Radio 1/30/15 at 9:36 AM
The Al Gustafson Memorial rain garden 1/24/15 at 8:38 AM
Does Gardening Really Count as Exercise?
When I was very young I loved to help with gardening. Squash, pumpkin and bean seeds were easily within my planting capability. Im not sure I ever graduated to the manual dexterity needed for planting...
5/16/15 at 12:22 PM Drying Foods is Fun for Family 9/5/14 at 2:21 PM
Lift the Lid on Food Preservation 8/20/14 at 9:09 AM
Meandering Minds Want to Know
While looking for new ideas I've spent many hourswandering through garden centers, designing and redesigning landscapes and containers on the fly. Putting plants in my wagon, changing my mind when I s...
7/15/14 at 8:31 PM Soar Like a Butterfly 7/24/13 at 9:28 PM
Make Your Landscape Delicious 7/8/13 at 10:00 PM
Queen Anne's Lace: The Story of this Painting
The story of the painting,Queen Anne's Lace, by Steve Henderson atStart Your Week with Steve: Queen Anne's Lace is essentially a wild carrot, and is so named because the tiny white flowers on the b...
6/24/14 at 1:01 PM Homeland: The Story of This Painting 4/22/14 at 1:27 PM
Promenade: The Story of This Painting 4/15/14 at 1:24 PM
Cucumber Salad: A Summertime Family Tradition
For as long as I can remember, cucumber salad has been a part of every Studt family (on my paternal side) summertime potluck and gathering. I dont know if any of my cousins, aunts, or uncle...
8/25/11 at 8:00 PM Cultivating Some South Dakota Humor 1/26/11 at 8:00 PM
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 Trying out the green thumb 5/18/11 at 11:56 AM
Our recent stretch of mild weather has the trees beginning to bud out, some south facing tulips already in bloom and the lakes in Becker and Otter Tail County free of ice. This of course has many peo...
4/9/10 at 2:22 AM