It’s mid-summer in Minnesota, and that means two things: 1. Produce farms and home gardens are ready to drop an abundance of fresh produce; and 2. The first possible snowfall is only two-and-a-half months away. So, let’s focus on the goodness to come this summer.
Growing up, Michelle Bruhn was in a family of green thumbs; gardening was second nature.
Growing salad greens in a container is an easy and fast way to jumpstart your gardening, and when the weather warms, you can move the container right outside—a la deck-side salad service.
Caring for houseplants is easier than you think.
Karin Costa of Costa Produce Farm & Greenhouse offers up some sage advice on creating those beautiful patio pots.
For some, it’s the excitement of digging in the soil.
Mahtomedi resident Kristie Sward has been growing tomatoes for as long as she can remember. For her, it’s a joy. Since retiring in 2013, the former nurse practitioner has made tomato growing a full-time effort. “I’ve had a garden since I was 8,” she says.
When four White Bear Lake residents met to discuss a new gardening project in the fall of 2015, their chat led to a new addition to the community: a seed library.
You might recycle your cans and bottles or install energy-efficient LED bulbs, but have you taken extra steps to ensure that your home’s landscape is doing all it can to help the environment?