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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
The Regional Report: Aitkin group raising funds to update almost 70-year-old choir robes
March for Life in Brainerd set Jan. 22
Tech Savvy: Flying taxis and robots
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
PL 6th-graders 3rd in St. Cloud
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates prevail over W-DC. PL's Lane reaches 2,000 career points
James Norman Nelson
Stuart D. DeMenge
Hannah C. Call
Pine River United Methodist Church makes donation
Senior Menus: Jan. 21-25, 2019
Faith: Encouragement for a discouraged world
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Card games: Jan. 7-11, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: 'Norwegian Wood'
The Last Windrow: An acre of dirt
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
February 24, 2018
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
FARGO — Gardeners experience a common conundrum. Each year seed companies fill catalogs with hot new flowers and vegetables, tempting gardeners...
February 24, 2018 - 8:22am
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