My Northern Garden - Mary Schier

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Growing Vegetables in Raised Beds (and What’s Going on With This Soil?)

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 5:57am
One of my backyard gardens is on the site of a former garage. We removed the one-car garage last summer and replaced it with a larger building to store cars and tools. The site of the former garage is now where I grow vegetables in raised beds and am trying to grow some perennials, shrubs … Related posts:
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Quilts and Gardens Go Together

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 6:39am
For the past three years, my cousin has been among the organizers of an unusual garden tour in Tracy, MN. The tour—officially the Tracy Area Garden Party—combines two art forms that often go together—quilting and gardening. Though I’ve made a few simple quilts, I’m decidedly no quilter, but many gardeners are also expert quilters and … Related posts:
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