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Culture Corner to highlight Brazil

August 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Integration Collaborative and Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington, will host a Culture Corner presentation Saturday in the college commons.
Two sessions will be offered: the first, from 10:30…continue reading on

Country hits to be performed at third annual Heritage Country Show

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

FULDA — Fire up the banjos and fiddles, the third annual Country Show is returning to the Fulda High School gymnasium at 2 p.m. Sunday, to raise funds for the Fulda Heritage Society.
“We’ll feature old time favorite songs from Johnny Cash and …continue reading on

Snow mold prevention begins in autumn

October 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Robin Trott, University of Minnesota Extension Educator 

Can we expect snow mold damage in our lawns next spring? The answer to this question is dependent on the snow and soil temperature conditions this fall and winter.

Snow mold is co…continue reading on

Growing Green: Here’s how to fight garden pests

August 13, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The warm, humid days of summer are here, and with them come a variety of insects that threaten our garden. Continue Reading

Growing Green: Bugged by ants?

July 30, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

I have received many calls recently requesting information about how to get rid of ants in the home and lawn. Ants are the most frequent and persistent pests encountered around homes and buildings, and they have been a particular nuisance this year. Continue Reading

Caring for your storm-damaged trees

July 16, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Enjoying the warm weather is one of the many perks of summer. These glory days bring many great opportunities to the people of Minnesota, such as spending time at the lakes, camping and gardening. Continue Reading

Trouble with ash trees?

July 9, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

You’re looking out your picture window at your towering ash tree that you have come to love. There is no breeze but yet the leaves could not be falling faster. Continue Reading

Growing Green: Deer proofing your garden

June 25, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

This cold, damp weather has encouraged many garden wildlife pests to be active in and around our area. At our flower farm, we face an unending battle with ravenous deer. Continue Reading

Town & Country Days this weekend

June 25, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

JACKSON Jackson’s annual Town & Country Days festival will be enlivened Saturday by an entirely new event that promises great fun and entertainment for those 21 and older. Continue Reading

Growing Green: Heirlooms for your cutting garden

May 28, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

This late spring has really delayed our work on the flower farm. Flats of flowers are stacking up, crying to be planted in a warm, cozy spot, while many seeds have yet to leave their packets. Continue Reading

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