Category Archives: Master Gardeners

The end of an era

Well, that might be a bit too strong of a statement.  But I said my good-byes to the folks on the state master gardener advisory board on Friday, and it certainly feels like the end of an era.  I had … Continue reading

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Off to the Arb

We’re off to the cities early tomorrow morning, so you get your Friday post one day early.  (I’m sure you’re all thrilled.) 😉 I’m on the master gardener state advisory board for the U of M, and the meetings are … Continue reading

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Seed trial time

Well, not exactly time for the seed trials–but I got my seeds in the mail yesterday! Such excitement! If you are new to this blog, you might not be aware that we’ve participated in the U of M master gardener … Continue reading

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Not for orchid lovers only

I know, I’ve been posting about our trip to the cities all week. Please, bear with me for one more post about the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. . . well, one more for now, anyway. I’ll probably have another rash of … Continue reading

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A delicious surprise

I mentioned in Monday’s blog entry that I had been down to the twin cities for the weekend because I had a Minnesota Master Gardener State Advisory Board meeting (whew–that’s a mouthful!) at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. We had a … Continue reading

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Turnip trials

My Master Gardener seed trial results are due today, so, in the spirit of not ever being prepared (at least it feels that way sometimes), I dug, counted, measured, and then taste-tested six varieties of turnips last night. It’s certainly … Continue reading

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The basil is sprouting

In spite of the wintry weather outside (it’s snowing again), we’ve got a little bit of spring in our kitchen; the basil is sprouting! You may remember that I signed up for the U of M Master Gardener seed trials for … Continue reading

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Beet test

We started the beet taste test. . . you may remember that Trevor and I decided to participate in the U of M master gardener seed trials, and got beet seeds to plant.  A pretty small number, actually–about 7 or … Continue reading

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One last Arb post

I just had so many beautiful photos from our trip to the Arboretum last weekend that I have to share a few more. . . I will have something more original on Monday, I promise. 😉 Here are some gorgeous … Continue reading

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More from the Arboretum

I had so many great photos from the Arboretum from our trip last weekend that I just have to share some more. . . as I mentioned, I couldn’t believe everything that was already blooming down there. Trevor was so … Continue reading

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