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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Agendas - Sept. 23
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves preliminary levy
Faces: Pequot Lakes police officer goes back to school as liaison
Making the Grade: Sept. 23, 2018
Police Blotter - Sept. 22, 2018
Basketball: Clinics at CLC scheduled in October
Area Female Athlete: Wynn helps put the W in PR-B
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Golf results - Sept. 20, 2018
PLHS students succeed on N.D. waterfowl hunt
Judith K. Lapke
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Grim's Grub: Let's shake things up a bit
Dear daughters, from Mom
Senior Menus: Sept. 24-28, 2018
Faith: Unity in a divided nation
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
February 17, 2018
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
In a recent column about long-lived houseplants, I invited readers to share stories about their own older-than-average plants. Houseplants become...
February 17, 2018 - 7:21am
December 23, 2017
Research shows gardening makes us happier and healthier
FARGO — If anyone doubts gardeners are a happy bunch, just visit a garden center in May. Shoppers high with spring fever swarm greenhouses,...
December 23, 2017 - 9:05am
October 21, 2017
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
FARGO — You'd think gardeners who are passionate about their lawns, flowerbeds and landscapes would be weeping hysterically at season's...
October 21, 2017 - 8:30am
August 26, 2017
10 reasons to plant this fall
If we could identify gardening's golden age, what period in history would it be? The installation of the palace gardens at Versailles centuries...
August 26, 2017 - 9:01am
August 5, 2017
Old yard and garden advice still valuable
Although I was born and raised in North Dakota, my grandparents on my dad's side lived in New Jersey, known as the Garden State. Gardening was...
August 5, 2017 - 7:44am
July 29, 2017
GROWING TOGETHER: When to harvest mid-summer garden produce
FARGO — You know you're a dyed-in-the-wool gardener if, when picking cucumbers, you triple check beneath every leaf so not a single cuke...
July 29, 2017 - 7:15am
July 22, 2017
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Has your mid-summer water bill skyrocketed from keeping flowerbeds and gardens well-moistened? Gardeners easily rationalize the expense. We don't...
July 22, 2017 - 9:34am
June 17, 2017
Growing Together: A healthy apple harvest starts with June care
Many of us have heard the apple and the worm joke before, but old humor bears repeating for enjoyment by the next generation. What's worse than...
June 17, 2017 - 9:21am
June 10, 2017
A June to-do list for your garden
Mother Nature has tested our patience this spring. The season started nicely until cold winds the last half of May made tomato plants shiver...
June 10, 2017 - 8:00am
May 20, 2017
Growing Together: Separating hardy from non-hardy when shopping trees and shrubs
Old gardening humor describes the best way to tell whether a newly emerging spring plant is a weed or a valuable perennial. Tug on it. If it...
May 20, 2017 - 10:29am
May 13, 2017
19 interesting plants you might want to try in your garden this year
Have you ever noticed that people who enjoy their yards and gardens like talking about plants nearly as much as they enjoy growing them? Striking...
May 13, 2017 - 9:33am
April 22, 2017
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Deciding among apple varieties can be confusing. We all know what happened to Adam and Eve. They obviously chose poorly when deciding which...
April 22, 2017 - 9:13am
April 15, 2017
Growing Together: Fun facts about Easter lilies
No plant says Easter like the lily. Behind each potted paschal plant is an interesting mix of history and culture. Lilies didn't always begin...
April 15, 2017 - 9:29am
April 8, 2017
Growing Together: Advice for new gardeners
According to recent surveys, 18- to 34-year-old millennials are the largest group of new gardeners. Of the six million people who took up yard...
April 8, 2017 - 7:31am
March 25, 2017
Planning the spring garden calendar
Have you ever wondered why Martha Stewart is always so perky? It's because she enjoys gardening. And gardening and springtime go together like...
March 25, 2017 - 8:13am