We have owned our house for over 12 years and for all those years this area has looked just like this. We believe at one point there use to be a rock garden there, see the big rock? Now it just gets mowed around and looks horrible, is the attempt at making it a rock garden worth it? Do people even have rock gardens anymore?
My husband decided late in the Spring to start a garden last year. I told him it would be all him since I kill air ferns (who knew they needed water too, I thought they just needed air!) However, I felt horrible guilty when the garden began to reap a harvest and I had nothing to do with it but make the salads and/or cook the vegetables. They were delicious, it saved on our grocery bill and I know
It almost goes without saying: Halloween is the pumpkin farmers time in the spotlight. If any one thing is synonymous with the October holiday it would be a big, bright-orange jack-o'-lantern. As widely-celebrated as Halloween is, it seems like most families have at least one (or more) of these orbs somewhere in their house. While it's uncertain when the tradition of carving pumpkins for Hallow
It's to be expected I guess - the first widespread frost of the season is expect to occur tonight (Friday, September 11) throughout the Northland. According to the National Weather Service in Duluth, the conditions will be right this evening for temperatures to drop into the middle to lower 30's - which would result in damage to outdoor plants.
As the season changes from winter to spring, many people start to think about starting their gardens. Whether you plant flowers and ornamentals or fruits and vegetables, invasive plants can be the death-knell to your crop. The City of Duluth has the same problem; That's why they're looking for your help.